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Course 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 health care professionals.

Program Outline

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

Class #1 - Understanding diabetes; BGM - Pattern Management - What to do with your blood glucose numbers

Class #2 -  Diabetes and Nutrition; Carbohydrate Counting Skills

Class #3 - Increasing Physical Activity; Diabetes and Sleep Apnea; Healthy Coping and Stress Management

Class #4 - Medications for Diabetes; Preventing Long-Term Complications

Class #5 - AADE Self-Care Behaviors - Change and Goal Setting; Diabetes Support Management; Graduation

PHYSICIAN 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. 

Physicians, click here for the Physician Prescription Request Form.

In addition to the sessions listed below, the Diabetes Center also offers educational instruction on Medical Nutrition Therapy Services and Blood Glucose Monitoring

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.

Also, view and download our comprehensive list of Diabetes Programs & Services.

Please choose from day or evening classes schedule for 2016                                        

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

                                 

COURSE SCHEDULE 2016 

COURSE 1 D February 23, March 1, 8, 15, 22 TUES. 10 AM – NOON
COURSE 2 D April 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 M-F 10 AM – NOON
COURSE 3 N May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 WED. 7 PM – 9 PM
COURSE 4 N July 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 M-F 7 PM – 9 PM
COURSE 5 D Sept. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 M-F 10 AM – NOON
COURSE 6 N Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26,  Nov. 2 WED. 7 PM – 9 PM