Berlin, Md. - The Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General
Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in January.
The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring,
foot care, nutrition, exercise, and other self-management skills to help
individuals better manage their 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 referral from your primary care provider and advance registration are
required. An individual appointment with the nurse, to review your medical
history, will be scheduled prior to the start of the program. It is recommended
to call 410-641-9703 to schedule your pre-workshop review prior to December 18th.
It is recommended to call 410-641-9703 prior to December 18th to schedule
your pre-program appointment
Diabetes Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes
is covered by many insurances.
Classes will be held on the following Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
January 6, 13, 20 and 27
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.
Please call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than
25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and
visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General