ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

10-10-2016

ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES
SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

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

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. A family member is invited to attend. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for quality education, and program staff includes a Registered Nurse (who has diabetes) and a Registered Dietitian, both of whom are Certified Diabetes Educators.

Advance registration and a referral from your primary care provider (which the program can obtain)are required.

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 Mondays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

November 7, 14, 21 and 28

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. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women's diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.

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