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 May.

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 Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - May 2, 9, 16, 23

Location
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.

Please call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.