Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering
diabetes self-management training classes in October/November.
The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring,
foot care, nutrition, exercise, and other self-management skills to help
manage 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. Diabetes
Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes is covered
by many insurances.
Classes will be held on the following Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.
Please call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.
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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.