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AGH to provide diabetes mgmt. training classes

(Sept. 3, 2015) The Diabetes Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in September.
The series of four, two-hour sessions, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9,16, 23 and 30, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive,  in Berlin will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, nutrition, exercise and other self-management skills to help manage diabetes. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for quality education and program staff includes a registered nurse and a registered dietitian, both of whom are certified diabetes educators.
A primary care provider referral and advance registration are required. An individual appointment with the nurse, to review medical history, will be scheduled prior to the start of the program. Diabetes Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes is covered by many insurances.
Call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.