Education is offered in small group sessions or individually as necessary. The program addresses all aspects of diabetes self-management including meal planning, medication management, complications of diabetes and much more.
The program is beneficial to everyone. Even people who have had diabetes for years are usually surprised by how much they can learn in this outpatient program.
Diabetes cannot be cured, but these educational series will provide you with the knowledge you need to help you live a healthier life.
Call us or speak to your physician about a referral to our program.
Committed to Excellence
This American Diabetes Association recognized program is staffed by Certified Diabetes Educators. This team of nurses and dietitians is committed to help you live a healthier life.
Control your diabetes, don't let your diabetes control you!
Group and Individual Education:
- Understanding diabetes
- Measuring blood glucose
- Medication management
- Diabetes and pregnancy
- Beginning pump therapy
- Learning advanced pumping skills
- Current topics in diabetes
- Resources regarding current trends in diabetes treatment
The Southcoast Diabetes Management Program offers monthly support groups for adults who are learning to leave well with diabetes. The support groups are a great way to meet people who share similar experiences and offer each other support. Practical advice and tips will help guide each member to live well with diabetes.
To learn more or to register for an upcoming session, call 877-212-9135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All sessions are free and open to the public.
Why Diabetes Management is Important
Diabetes mellitus is a complex chronic illness that requires care and education to prevent the potential complications this disease can cause.
With the education you receive, you are empowered to manage your illness more effectively.
The team approach used at Southcoast Hospitals Group provides you with education and skills that will assist you in maintaining health.