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Diabetes Education

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Learn how to Manage and Live with Diabetes

WellSpan Health’s Diabetes Education Program is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive diabetes education to patients, their families, healthcare professionals and the community in general. Our program offers individuals the knowledge, empowerment and inspiration to overcome the barriers to behavioral change and achieve optimal health. Our educators and staff work as your partner throughout the process walking with you through every step of the way.

The Diabetes Education Program is taught by Certified Diabetes Educators® (CDE). CDE’s are licensed health care professionals with comprehensive knowledge and experience in diabetes education and management. Our certified educators support patients in the understanding and management of their diabetes. CDEs meet the requirements set by the National Certification Board and has become the standard of excellence for quality diabetes education.

A referral from your provider is necessary for the program. Reimbursement varies with each company and you should check with your plan about coverage. For a program schedule with dates or to learn more, please contact your local branch.


How We Can Help

The WellSpan Health Diabetes Education Program offers a comprehensive series of up to seven visits.  The program also offers yearly review.  For more details, contact your local program. 

Services Provided

  • Group Self-Management classes
  • Yearly Refresher
  • Individual Diabetes Sessions
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Injection Instruction
  • Glucometer Training
  • Insulin Pump Preparation and Review
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Training
  • Allied Health Professional Training

Diabetes Support Groups

York Diabetes Support Group 
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month: 7-8 p.m.
298 St. Charles Way, York
Cost: Free

For more information, call (717) 851- 6231.

Diabetes Health Talks, Classes and Events 

ADA logo"This diabetes self-management education program has been awarded Recognition by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs."


Physicians


Locations

Distances are estimated from zip code: 17401. Update zip code

WellSpan Diabetes Education

Distance: 3.0 mi.
292 St. Charles Way
York, PA 17402
(717) 851-5341

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 3.0 mi.
292 St. Charles Way
York, PA 17402
(717) 851-6231

Schedule Appointment

WellSpan Endocrinology

WellSpan Diabetes Education

Distance: 25.5 mi.
40 V-Twin Dr.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 339-2779

WellSpan Diabetes Education

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 25.5 mi.
40 V-Twin Dr.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 339-2790

Schedule Appointment

WellSpan Endocrinology

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 30.5 mi.
354 Alexander Spring Rd.
Carlisle, PA 17015
(717) 217-6820

WellSpan Endocrinology

Diabetes Education

Distance: 30.8 mi.
30 North 4th St.
Lebanon, PA 17046
(717) 270-7927

Diabetes Education

Wellness Center

Distance: 36.3 mi.
63 W. Church St.
Stevens , PA 17578
(717) 721-8790

Wellness Center

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 47.0 mi.
601 E. Main St.
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 217-6820

WellSpan Endocrinology

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 48.2 mi.
12 St. Paul Dr.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 217-6820

WellSpan Endocrinology

WellSpan Endocrinology

Distance: 55.1 mi.
24 Antrim Commons Dr.
Greencastle, PA 17225
(717) 217-6820

WellSpan Endocrinology

Resources for Diabetic Patients

Medication Assistance Websites