Atlantic General Hospital to Offer Diabetes Self-Management Training

12-10-2015

Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in January.

The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, nutrition, exercise, and other self-management skills to help individuals better manage their diabetes. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for quality education, and program staff includes a Registered Nurse and a Registered Dietitian, both of whom are Certified Diabetes Educators.

A referral from your primary care provider and advance registration are required. An individual appointment with the nurse, to review your medical history, will be scheduled prior to the start of the program. It is recommended to call 410-641-9703 to schedule your pre-workshop review prior to December 18th.

It is recommended to call 410-641-9703 prior to December 18th to schedule your pre-program appointment

Diabetes Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes is covered by many insurances.

Details

Classes will be held on the following Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

January 6, 13, 20 and 27

Location
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.

Please call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md. combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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