ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING

10-08-2015

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.

Details

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

October 29

November 5

November 12

November 19

Location
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.

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