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Atlantic General Hospital To Hold Diabetes Education Workshop

Berlin, Md. Atlantic General Hospital has added a diabetes workshop to its list of education opportunities throughout the community. This workshop will be held weekly at the Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Center in Berlin from October 9 to November 13, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

From the Stanford University Patient Education Research Center, the Diabetes Self-Management Workshop is a six week program for diabetics and their caregivers. This free workshop is designed to help those affected by diabetes better manage their disease. It helps participants cope with challenges and lifestyle changes imposed by diabetes. Some of the activities covered in this workshop will be – healthy eating, ways to prevent low blood sugar/hypoglycemia, preventing or delaying complications, physical activity and exercise, reading nutrition labels, foot care and more.

For more information and to pre-register, call the Atlantic General Hospital Community Education office of Laura Small at 410-629-6820.

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 for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, retina surgery 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