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NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO HOLD DIABETES EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS

By Nanticoke Health Services | May 24, 2013

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, will be holding a four-session diabetes educational program on June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm to be held at the hospital. Registration for this class is required. The cost of the four-session program may be reimbursable by insurance.

 

This four-session program includes weekly education sessions and individualized meal planning for diabetes self-management.  Our goal is to give you the self-management skills to control your diabetes. Family members/significant others are welcome to attend the weekly sessions.

 

Program Schedule

Week #1
What is diabetes: physiology and self-care skills review

Week #2
Meal Planning
Eating out, reading labels

Week #3
Self blood glucose monitoring and management
Sick day rules, traveling

Week #4
Medications used to manage diabetes
Stress management—coping with diabetes and lifestyle changes
Summary and course evaluations, goal setting

 

Pre-registration is required prior to attending classes. To register and to obtain additional information regarding the course, contact Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education department at 302-629-6611, extension 2446.

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