Southcoast Diabetes Management Program expands services to Fairhaven
FAIRHAVEN, Mass. – Southcoast Health announced today that the Southcoast Diabetes Management Program is now providing services at Southcoast Center for Primary and Specialty Care, 208 Mill Road in Fairhaven.
The Southcoast Diabetes Management Program is an American Diabetes Association recognized program that offers a comprehensive series of educational sessions designed to give adults and their families the knowledge to live healthy lives with diabetes. Education is offered in small group sessions or on an individual basis. The program addresses all aspects of diabetes self-management, including continuous glucose monitoring program, insulin pump use and training, self management skills, gestational diabetes management (development of diabetes during pregnancy), medication management, medical nutrition therapy, basic meal planning, personal sensor education and insulin injection instruction.
The program is staffed by a team of certified diabetes educators that includes registered nurses, dietitians and an exercise physiologist who are committed to helping patients live a healthier life.
In addition to the new location in Fairhaven, the Southcoast Diabetes Management Program has offices located at Southcoast Health at Rosebrook at 100 Rosebrook Way in Wareham; Durfee Union Building at 283 Pleasant Street in Fall River; the Mashpee Building at 49 State Road in Dartmouth; and at Linden Tree Family Health Center at 2444 East Main Road in Portsmouth, R.I.
The Southcoast Diabetes Management Program accepts most major health insurances and is now accepting appointments by physician referral. For more information on the program, call 1-877-212-9135 or visit www.southcoast.org/diabetes/.