Talking with a health care professional will help you to better understand your disease.

Talking with a health care professional will help you to better understand your disease.

Diabetes


Have you or a loved one been recently diagnosed with diabetes?

If this has happened to you or a family member than we know you have lots of questions and a million concerns running through your head. Support and learning more about diabetes can help lead you to a comfort level, which in turn will make this diagnosis less stressful and overwhelming.

The Diabetes Education Program can help put you in touch with:

Registered Dietitians for:

  • healthy eating tips
  • meal planning and portion sizes
  • reading food labels
  • weight management

Diabetes Nurse Educators who can help you with:

  • understanding your diabetes
  • blood glucose meters
  • medications and insulin
  • reducing risks

Diabetes Self-Management Classes that include

  • four part series that teaches ways to better manage diabetes
  • meet others with diabetes and learn from their experiences
  • open to the community
  • offered in the Spring and Fall

For more information or to register for Diabetes Classes call 631-727-7850 Ext. 340.

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Last updated December 16, 2015