ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

04-11-2019

For Immediate Release…

ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

Berlin, Md. - The Atlantic General Diabetes Center at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management education classes in May 2019.

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 most insurances.

Details

Classes will be held on the following Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm: May 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2019.

Location
Burbage Regional Cancer Care Center, 9707 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.

Please call 410-208-9761 for more information and to register.

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