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Diabetes Self Management Education

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Dates:

01/05/21 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
01/12/21 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
01/19/21 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
01/26/21 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Cost:

If you have any diabetes benefit coverage questions, please contact your insurance company (The billing code for the classes is G0109).

Location:

WellSpan Dixon Foundation Health Center
30 North 4th St.
Lebanon, PA 17046
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Description:

WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital offers classes to help patients learn to better manage their diabetes. Individuals attending class will learn about glucometer use, how to respond to high/low glucose levels, healthy eating and other ways to live well with diabetes. Classes are interactive and questions are welcome. The topics covered include:

·      Class 1 - What is Diabetes? / Managing Diabetes / Low & High Blood Sugar / Goal Setting.

·      Class 2 - Healthy Eating / Label Reading / Special Occasions.

·      Class 3 - Medicines / Using Blood Glucose Results / Healthy Behaviors / Travel & Emergencies.

·      Class 4 - Activity & Exercise / Diabetes Complications / Practical Applications.

·      Class 5 - Healthy Coping / Staying on Track. Class 5 is scheduled 2 to 3 months after the completion of Class 1 through 4.

The WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education. If you have any diabetes benefit coverage questions, please contact your insurance company (The billing code for the classes is G0109).

Instructions:

Referral from physician is required prior to attending the first class. Diabetes Education staff member will contact you directly. If you do not receive a call, please call (717) 270-7927.

Cancellation Policy:

Please contact us if you are unable to attend your scheduled classes.