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NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO HOLD DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM

August 16, 2017

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will host a four-session diabetes educational program, The Diabetes Connection, on September 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

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, the Nanticoke Physician Network and the Nanticoke Health Services Foundation. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital was the first hospital on Delmarva to receive a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is the only hospital in Delaware and Maryland to be nationally recognized by Healthgrades with both the Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and the Patient Safety Excellence Award™. Nanticoke holds a Level III Trauma Center certification, 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 including the 45 providers employed within the Nanticoke Physician Network.

Event Details:

Event Dates: 
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
Address: 
801 Middleford Road
Seaford  Delaware  19973
Contact Phone: 
(302) 629-6611 x2446