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Diabetes Education Center

Diabetes and You

Eight percent of the adults in Pennsylvania have diabetes, are you one of them?

St. Mary Diabetes Education Center Diabetes and You program can help you take control of your diabetes by providing you with the most up-to date diabetes care information.

This 5-week diabetes self-management program is taught by Certified Diabetes Educators. The St. Mary team of experts will give you the tools to best manage your health.

 

Diabetes and You classes will include:                                             

  • Understanding diabetes
  • Monitoring and managing blood sugar
  • Personalized nutrition, meal planning and exercise                               
  • Diabetes medications and treatments
  • Prevention and detection of complications
  • Stress management and coping strategies
  • Individual follow-ups

The Diabetes Center of St. Mary Medical Center has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education*. 

Convenient day or evening classes are offered in the in the Diabetes Education Center, La Salle University - Bucks County Campus (Click here for directions)

There is a fee to attend, however this may be covered by your insurance plan or Medicare. Click here for "Does My Commerical Insurance Cover Diabetes Education?"

Click here for Medicare Diabetes Training Coverage 

Call us at 215-710-5812 to register. For a class schedule, click here

Individual consultations are offered at the St. Mary Diabetes Education Center on:

  • Blood glucose management during pregnancy
  • iPro evaluations for continuous glucose monitoring 
  • Teaching diabetes injection medications
  • One-on-one consultations