Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital
will be offering diabetes self-management education classes in September.
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
Advance registration and a referral from your primary care provider (which the program can obtain)are
Diabetes Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes
is covered by most insurances.
Classes will be held on the following Tuesdays from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
– November 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2017.
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.
410-208-9761 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