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NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO HOLD DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM

May 16, 2017

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on June 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.

As a person with diabetes, Nanticoke can be part of your healthcare team to help teach you the self-care skills needed to keep you on track. Our four-session diabetic program includes weekly education sessions in a group setting. One family member or significant other is welcome to attend as a passenger on your diabetic road trip.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

Week #1
What is Diabetes? Physiology and Self-Care Skills Review

Week #2
Meal Planning, Eating Out, Reading Food Labels

Week #3
Self Blood Glucose Monitoring & Management, Sick Day Rules, Traveling

Week #4
Medications Used to Manage Diabetes
Stress Management—Coping with Diabetes & Lifestyle Changes
Summary & Course Evaluations, Goal Setting

Pre-registration is required. The cost of the program may be reimbursable by insurance. To register or for more information about this course, contact Nanticoke’s Diabetes Education Department at 302-629-6611, extension 2446. To learn more about diabetes services at Nanticoke, visit www.nanticoke.org/diabetes.

Nanticoke Health Services includes Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and the Nanticoke Physician Network. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital holds a Level III Trauma Center certification and received a 4-star rating for 2016 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Nanticoke is nationally certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program. Nanticoke’s Cancer Care Services holds Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and is a member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 160 health care providers practicing in 40 different specialties.

Event Details:

Event Dates: 
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
Address: 
801 Middleford Road
Seaford  Delaware  19973
Contact Name: 
Nanticoke’s Diabetes Education Dept.
Contact Phone: 
(302) 629-6611 x2446