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Diabetes Education Center

Class Schedule

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING CLASSES

This comprehensive course is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and meets National Diabetes Standards for quality patient education training.  Led by certified diabetes educators as a Diabetes Self-Management program participant you will have the unique opportunity to discuss your concerns and questions personally with trained healthcare professionals.

Each series consists of five two-hour diabetes education classes taught by Certified Diabetes Educators and Diabetes Specialists.

Class #1 - What is diabetes? Monitoring blood sugar; impact of the diagnosis

Class #2 - Nutrition; meal planning; basic carbohydrate counting

Class #3 - Restaurant meal planning; physical activity

Class #4 - Medications; monitoring & meals; sick day guidelines; vacation & travel

Class #5 - Long term complications; problem solving; coping & stress management

PHYSICAN REFERRAL REQUIRED

Insurance often covers the services offered. It is recommended that you check with your insurance provider to verify that you have this benefit.  You are responsible to for any co-pays and/or deductibles.

LOCATION
LaSalle University, Bucks County Center
33 University Drive, Newtown, PA 18940
Directions to Diabetes Education Classes

Diabetes can feel like an overwhelming disease.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for several years the Diabetes Center at St. Mary Medical Center will provide you the treatment, knowledge, skills and support to keep your diabetes under control.

Please choose from day or evening classes schedule for 2014 ---------->                                        

To register callSt. Mary Call Center
215 -710-5888 

In addition to the above sessions we conduct Medical Nutrition Therapy Services and Blood Glucose Monitoring Classes.                                  

COURSE SCHEDULE 2014 

Course 6 April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Wed. 7 PM - 9 PM
Course 7  May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 Tues. 10 AM – Noon
Course 8  May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4 Wed. 7PM – 9 PM
Course 9 - Canceled June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1 Tues. 10 AM – Noon
Course 10 June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2 Wed. 7 PM – 9PM
Course 11 July 14, 15, 16 , 17 , 18 M-F 7 PM – 9 PM
Course 12 July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 M-F 10 AM – Noon
Course 13 August 18, 19, 20, 21, 22     M-F 10 AM –Noon
Course 14 Sept. 2 , 9, 16, 23, 30 Tues. 10 AM – Noon
Course 15 Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, Oct 1 Wed. 7 PM – 9 PM
Course 16 Oct. 1 , 8 , 15, 22, 29 Wed. 7 PM  -9 PM
Course 17 Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4 Tues. 10 AM – Noon
Course 18 Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec 2 Tues.     10 AM – Noon
Course 19      Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3 Wed. 7 PM – 9 PM