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Host Free Diabetes Education Event | Orange Regional Medical Center

Host Free Diabetes Education Event | Orange Regional Medical Center

A member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System Home / Classes & Events Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host Free Diabetes Education Event Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host Free Diabetes Education Event Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center will present a free and informative diabetes program, Hello, Diabetes Calling, on Saturday, November 18 from 8:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. The seminar will take place at Orange Regional Medical Centers Outpatient Building, located at 707 East Main Street in Middletown . According to the American Diabetes Association, over 30.3 million Americans 9.4% of the population have diabetes. Diet, insulin and oral medication to lower blood glucose levels are the foundation of diabetes treatment and management. Patient education and self-care practices are also important aspects of disease management that help people with diabetes lead normal lives. Diabetes educators and experienced physicians knowledgeable about diabetes will be on hand to discuss topics such as: Questions About Diabetes?Ask The Endocrinologist Diabetes Technology: Welcome To The Future! Continue reading >>

Diabingo - Free Diabetes Bingo - Diabetes Education Services

Diabingo - Free Diabetes Bingo - Diabetes Education Services

DiaBingo Makes Learning about Diabetes fun! Hello colleagues. We wanted to make this fun and educational game available for download (since we wont be selling it on our site anymore). The player and instructor cards are available for download in English and Spanish below. You just need to print the player cards and pass out beans or chips as markers, so participants can place them on the right answers. The facilitator uses the Master Question and Answer Sheets to yell out the questions. (You can even cut the squares, and place them in a basket to choose the questions at random). You are welcome to customize these questions as needed to make it relevant to your group. The Leader chooses a question from one of 5 categories: B= Basics, I=Internal Workings, N= Nutrition, G=Goals, O=Oral Meds and Insulin and asks the group the chosen question. The questions are designed by our experts to help players become informed about diabetes and self-care in an upbeat and entertaining way. The leader then encourages players to yell out the right answer so the whole group can learn the information. The players place a marker on correct answer on DiaBingo Answer card. When a player gets 5 answers that line up in a straight line or diagonal row, they yell DiaBingo The leader then provides a prize, warm accolade or a group cheer. Downloadable Answer Cards and Master Questions Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education Services | Free Quizzes

Diabetes Education Services | Free Quizzes

Diabetes Education Services | FREE Quizzes Diabetes Education Services | FREE Quizzes Over the past 20 years, Coach Beverly and Team have made it their mission to help build a strong educational platform for students. In addition to our online courses, live seminars, books and study tools, we love to offer as many helpful free resources as possible. Please enjoy the FREE tests Coach Beverly has put together to help students stay current on diabetes medication, care and techonology and simulate CDE and BC-ADM exams. This four question quiz is inspired by the recent article, The Use of Language and Diabetes Care by Dickinson et al. What words we choose, our body gestures and the use of certain terms can have a tremendous impact on our interactions with people living with diabetes. This quiz highlights a few key areas where we may want to rethink our approach or feel reassured that we are on the right track. Do you know about the trillions of bacterial hitchhikers that influence your health everyday? Test your Microbiome knowledge with our free Gut Bacteria questions. These questions are created weekly by Coach Beverly to raise awareness on the sugar consumption in our communities and to support The Joy of Six Sugar Pledge Test your sugar knowledge below: This quiz is a compilation of all Question of the Week & rationales of 2017! Prediabetes is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. Over a 3-year period, 30% of people with prediabetes will be diagnosed with diabetes. However, we know that Diabetes Prevention Programs works to protect beta cells and slow progression. Medicare will start funding CDC based recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs starting in April 2018. You can start a Diabetes Prevention Program in your community. Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education | Lakeview Hospital

Diabetes Education | Lakeview Hospital

Living with diabetes doesn't have to be difficult. With important information provided by our Certified Diabetes Educators, you can learn to best manage your blood glucose levels and a healthy diet. Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the Utah Diabetes Prevention and Control Program , we provide diabetes self-management education. Our services include: Our specialists are trained to provide advanced education about everything from carbohydrate counting to injection and medication guidance. By making an appointment, we can help develop a personalized management plan specialized for your specific needs. Free Diabetes Community Lecture and Support Group Lecture will be presented first with support group meeting after. All lecture topics willbe diabetes related, given by professionals in the field. Classes are held in theCommunity Classroom at Lakeview Hospital. See the list of lecture topics scheduledfor this year. Questions? Call 801-299-5959. Each patients experience at our practice is important to us. As we strive to provide the highest level of care, we value feedback on all aspects of the patient experience. This Medical GPS patient experience survey measures patient satisfaction from the time the appointment was made to the time the patient spent with the provider. Recommend: The Recommendation rating reflects patients overall likelihood of recommending their provider to friends or family members. Exam Thorough: The Exam Thorough rating reflects how satisfied patients were at the thoroughness and completeness of their examination and treatment. Provider Answers: The Provider Answers rating shows the level of patient satisfaction on how the provider was able to answer questions and fully explain treatment. Provider Concern: Provider conce Continue reading >>

Free Diabetes Education Classes

Free Diabetes Education Classes

Diabetes is a complex disease that requires many components of daily self-management in order to stay healthy. From making healthy food choices, to staying active, checking your blood sugar and taking medications, there are many things you need to monitor on a daily basis. Education is key to handling these issues and reducing your risk for complications. According to the American Diabetes Association, over 30.3 million Americans 9.4% of the population have diabetes. Diet, insulin and oral medication to lower blood glucose levels are the foundation of diabetes treatment and management. Patient education and self-care practices are also important aspects of disease management that help people with diabetes lead normal lives. Research shows people who take part in diabetes education are more likely to: Use primary care and preventive services Control their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels Health First will be offering a diabetes education class in your area. DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program) is diabetes self-management through behavior change. This free, six-week course is taught in two-hour sessions and is fun and interactive. It encourages class participation through discussion and activities, and is taught without the use a medical jargon. DEEP training was developed by the University of Illinois and is proven to help patients reduce their risks of complications from diabetes. DEEP training is provided at no charge for participants at times and places convenient to them. Continue reading >>

Free Diabetes Education Class Scheduled

Free Diabetes Education Class Scheduled

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., The Diabetes Care Center at Regional West Physicians Clinic will host a free diabetes education class on Tuesday, July 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Regional West Medical Plaza South, room 1202. Sherry Smartt, RN, CDE, will present Beating the Heat and other Summer Safety Tips for Diabetes. Smartt is a Certified Diabetes Educator who works as a nurse educator in the RWPC Diabetes Care Center. Her work at the DCC centers on teaching self-management skills to individuals to successfully control diabetes. All individuals with diabetes and family members are welcome to attend. Diabetes Care Center community education classes are a supportive, informational resource for persons with diabetes, their families, and friends. For more information about community diabetes education classes, please call the Diabetes Care Center at Regional West Physicians Clinic, 308-630-2100. Regional West Health Services, with over 1,800 employees, provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people and communities of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. With over 110 active physicians, 95 percent of whom are board certified or board eligible, plus an additional 25 consulting specialists, Regional West offers care that spans more than 30 medical specialties. Regional West Medical Center, a subsidiary of Regional West Health Services, is accredited by The Joint Commission and is one of three Level II Trauma Centers in Nebraska. Continue reading >>

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered February 6th

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered February 6th

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered February 6th Springfield, VT If you are among the many who have been told you have pre-diabetes, have a family history of diabetes, or struggle with being overweight, you are likely to find Springfield Medical Care Systems free pre-diabetes education class very helpful to you. At this class, you will learn how you can help avoid developing diabetes, and have an opportunity to ask questions that you have about managing the risks of diabetes. This free educational program will show you the steps you can take, through lifestyle choices, to help you improve your health. On the first Wednesday of each month, this Pre-Diabetes Education program is offered to help you learn more about diabetes and how the choices you make in everyday living can have a positive impact on your health. Time will be allowed for questions and answers. The February class will be held on Wednesday, February 6th, from 6:30 7:30 pm at The Meeting House on the hill of Springfield Hospitals campus at 25 Ridgewood Road, Springfield, VT. Program instructors are Maureen Shattuck, RN, and Barbara Bye, MS, RD, CDE. The program is free and all are welcome. Please call 802-885-7670 to register, or email [email protected] Continue reading >>

Community Diabetes Education Program (cdep)

Community Diabetes Education Program (cdep)

Community Diabetes Education Program (CDEP) Diabetes Prevention and Management Classes The Community Diabetes Education Program (CDEP) is for individuals 18 and up who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, or are at risk of developing Pre-diabetes. Our FREE education classes are for individuals who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. They are held once a week foreight weeks and are taught by trained Health Educators using licensed Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) curriculum. Topics include: We also have FREE diabetes prevention classes for individuals who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or are at risk of developing pre-diabetes. The year-long program is held once a week for the first 6 months and then held once a month for the rest of the year. Classes are delivered by a trained Lifestyle Coach who facilitates a CDC-approved curriculum focused in supporting lifestyle balance, healthy eating, physical activity, and motivational support. Education classes (for individuals who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes): Monday, September 11, 2017 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:30am-11:30am Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm Prevention classes (for individuals who have been diagnosed with Pre-diabetes or are at risk of developing Pre-diabetes): Monday, September 11, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:30am-11:30am Education classes are available in English and Spanish. For more information, or to register, please call (940)761-7975 or register online at Online Registration . Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education Classes

Diabetes Education Classes

If you are feeling ill, call your doctor. Email our diabetes team (non-urgent messages only). While there is no cure for diabetes, patients can still control symptoms andtake charge of their health. TriHealth offers a Diabetes Self-Management Education Program designed to help patients cope with the disease, manage symptoms and create a plan of action suitable for their lifestyle. The program is taught by registered nurses and registered dietitians with years of experience in the field of diabetes education, many of whom are certified diabetes educators. They collaborate with your primary care or specialist physician to ensure that your educational needs are met. The Diabetes Self-Management Education Program is a series of five appointments, scheduled approximately every two weeks. During the first appointment, a diabetes nurse educator and dietitian perform an initial assessment in order to develop a teaching plan designed specifically for your needs. You may also receive some fundamental education on blood sugar testing and basic diet guidelines. Throughout the next four courses, the program administrators work with you, your family and your physician so you can successfully manage diabetic symptoms and lead a healthy, normal life. To participate in this program, you must have a prescription from your doctor for Diabetes or Nutrition Education. The doctor may fax your prescription to 513 569 6617. Your insurance company may cover the cost of your visits or you can make self-payment arrangements. Currently, Medicare allows 10 hours of education in the first consecutive year after education begins. Learn more about the benefits of diabetes education. TriHealth offers a diabetes support group at the TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion on the second Tuesday of each mont Continue reading >>

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered June 5th

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered June 5th

Free Diabetes Education Class Offered June 5th Springfield, VT If you are among the many who have been told you have pre-diabetes, have a family history of diabetes, or struggle with being overweight, you are likely to find Springfield Medical Care Systems free pre-diabetes education class very helpful to you. At this class, you will learn how you can help avoid developing diabetes, and have an opportunity to ask questions that you have about managing the risks of diabetes. This free educational program will show you the steps you can take, through lifestyle choices, to help you improve your health. On the first Wednesday of each month, this Pre-Diabetes Education program is offered to help you learn more about diabetes and how the choices you make in everyday living can have a positive impact on your health. Time will be allowed for questions and answers. This class is free and open to all throughout the Windsor, Windham, Sullivan and Cheshire County areas. The June class will be held on Wednesday, June 5th, from 6:30 7:30 pm at The Meeting House on the hill of Springfield Hospitals campus at 25 Ridgewood Road, Springfield, VT. Program instructors are Maureen Shattuck, RN, and Barbara Bye, MS, RD, CDE. The program is free and all are welcome. Please call 802-885-7670 to register, or email [email protected] Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education | Summa Health Outpatient Diabetes Services

Diabetes Education | Summa Health Outpatient Diabetes Services

Summa Health System offers diabetes education programs to assist those patients who are at risk for or are learning to live with diabetes. We provide the tools people with diabetes need in order to learn how to control their blood sugar through diet, exercise and healthy living. Our diabetes education programs are approved and recognized for excellence by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the Ohio Department of Health. Located at multiple locations throughout the Summa Health network, the programs primary goal is to help people learn to live with diabetes through education. We offer the resources to assist those patients who are newly diagnosed with diabetes or those patients who have been living with the disease to gain better control of their blood glucose. A physician referral is required for admission to Summa Health System Outpatient Diabetes Services. If you are interested in participating in a program, please consult your physician.Education can be the key to controlling your illness and living a healthy, happy life. Let Summa teach you the facts about diabetes.For additional questions feel free to contact us . Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is a licensed DSME program developed by the University of Illinois, Chicago. DEEP is a series of interactive workshops lead by our certified peer educators. Sessions are held weekly for 6 weeks and last approximately 2 hours for each session. The Outpatient Diabetes Services also provide individual sessions for patients with special needs or whom might benefit and or need specialized education provided by a certified diabetes educator (CDE). The goal of the Outpatient Diabetes Services is to provide you with the tools you need to live a healthy life and control your disease. The topics presented thro Continue reading >>

Diabetes Education | Mission Hospital Laguna Beach

Diabetes Education | Mission Hospital Laguna Beach

Recognizing that diabetes is an ongoing, yet manageable disease, Mission Hospital Mission Viejo provides a diabetes education series for patients and their loved ones. All of the classes within the Diabetes Education series are free and can be taken individually or in any order, as they are designed to provide a comprehensive education on living with diabetes. Do you have questions about how to effectively enjoy your life and manage your health with diabetes? Join us at Mission Conference Center as we discuss a range of different topics regarding diabetes. Check out the classes we offer to see if you are interested: This is a great class for individuals who have just been diagnosed with diabetes, as well as those who would like to learn how to better manage diabetes. The basic information can used to form a strong foundation for other classes. This class teaches individuals how to control their weight and blood sugars, as well as plan and prepare healthy meals. The differences between carbohydrates, fats, and proteins will also be reviewed during the class time. In this class, a pharmacist will explain many of the medications that are frequently used to treat diabetes and other common co-existing conditions that individuals may be dealing with in conjunction with diabetes. Our exercise physiologist will discuss the role of exercise within managing diabetes. Exercise handouts will be provided, including options for individuals who have limited mobility or need low impact exercises. This class will include a discussion on how to effectively manage stress and anxiety, social situations and parties, and even how to work through the ups and downs that diabetes can bring. The Connection between Diabetes and Sexual Function Did you know that men with diabetes are at a high ri Continue reading >>

Diabetes Care - Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Diabetes Care - Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Take control of your diabetes through classes led by our nurse practitioners, pharmacists and dieticians. This free 6-week class is designed for adults with Medicare and others who have diabetes. Learn about: How to prevent and control diabetes through diet and exercise Advance registration required. Register online here or call 800-528-2655ext. 2643. We offerhelp understanding and managing your diabetes. We provide: Help managing medicines and medical devices (blood glucose testing, inhalers, etc.) Monday - Thursday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Methodist Germantown's diabetes classes are nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Classes are taught by certified diabetes educators, registered nurses and registered dieticians. Classes meet weekly and advance registration is required. Click here for a printable flyer with more information. Providesan overview of diabetes and covers topics like nutrition, physical activity, emotions and stress management, medications, monitoring, goal setting, problem solving, lifestyle adjustments, risk reduction and preventing, detecting and treating complications. You meetwitha certified diabetes nurse educatorto determine goals and outline a teaching plan customized to you. You are actively involved in the decision making process. Helps you manage gestational diabetes and focuses on your nutrition and maintaining normal blood glucose levels. Insulin training and/or medication management training One-on-one sessions generally last about 1 - 1 1/2 hours. If you need one-one-one education, please let us know when scheduling an appointment. Register for Classes at Methodist Germantown Check with your insurance company to find out if your plan covers diabetes education. Most will cover it as long as it is requested by your doct Continue reading >>

Diabetes Management | Hca Valley Regional Medical Center | Valley Regional Medical Center

Diabetes Management | Hca Valley Regional Medical Center | Valley Regional Medical Center

Diabetes is one of the main health issues in south Texas, affecting almost 76,000 in the Rio Grande Valley, and 3 in 5 of those people will need hospital care or emergency services. The Diabetes Management Center at the Valley Regional Medical Center offers support for juvenile diabetes, adult onset diabetes and gestational diabetes in the form of inpatient care, outpatient clinics and school programs. Valley Regional also participates in many local health fairs and events throughout the community. Some of the diabetes education services we offer include diabetic meal plans, tracking sugar levels for kids, and health screenings at Wal-Mart. Our Diabetes Education Program services are completely free to all patients. and is led by a Program Coordinator, a Nutritionist and a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)/Nurse Practitioner (NP). Diabetes affects 1 in 11 people and it is estimated that 1 in 4 are undiagnosed and dont even know they have diabetes. Valley Regional Medical Center can help you with your diabetes treatment and diabetes self-management. Our diabetes management includes inpatient educational services for both diabetes and pre-diabetics through our knowledgeable nursing staff. Are you wondering if you have diabetes? Diabetic symptoms vary or may not even be apparent. Here are a few of the top symptoms experienced by people with diabetes: Wounds, especially on the feet, are slow to heal Visit your doctor for a simple blood screening as the first step towards diabetes self-management. If you dont have a doctor, stop by our diabetes clinic for a free screening. Diabetes is the #1 health issue in the Rio Grande Valley. To make sure kids get diagnosed early, Valley Regional Medical Center offers free diabetic screenings to schools in the Brownsville, TX area. Pare Continue reading >>

St. Elizabeth Physicians - Classes & Support Groups | Regional Diabetes Center

St. Elizabeth Physicians - Classes & Support Groups | Regional Diabetes Center

Get empowered to manage your diabetes, to prevent complications of diabetes, to have your best health, to improve your energy and to live well! Let us be a part of your support team! Research shows proper diabetes education improves quality of life and helps prevent long-term complications. Let our experienced certified diabetes educators help you navigate the large amount of information, technologies, and resources available in this rapidly changing field. Our diabetes education team includes registered nurses, registered dietitian nutritionists, and an exercise physiologist. Our diabetes education program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Classes, 1:1 education, Medical Nutrition Therapy (appointment with a dietitian), an annual World Diabetes Day Event, and annual presentations on special diabetes topics are available. For any questions or to schedule diabetes education, please call: (859) 655-8910 Special Event Coming Soon! Annual World Diabetes Day Event! Wednesday, November 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. These classes are open to patients of the Regional Diabetes Center (RDC) and patients referred to RDC by their primary care physician. Classes are casual. Feel free to bring a support person, a snack and a beverage. Most insurance companies cover or partially cover some diabetes education self-management training (DSMT) and some Medical Nutrition Therapy for patients with diabetes annually. Check with your insurance for coverage. Our registered dietitian nutritionists are also available for other select topics including weight loss, pre-diabetes management, cholesterol and other lipid improvement, blood pressure improvement, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Celiac disease and lactose intolerance. Check insurance for coverage. You will be responsible for Continue reading >>

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