Saturday, January 25, 2014

Easton Hospital Launches New Diabetes Education Program

Easton Hospital is offering a new diabetes education program called "ABC Diabetes" to help patients manage the disease. The program will include individual sessions, group classes, glucose monitoring systems and support teams, all anchored by Easton Hospital primary care physicians.

Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, the comprehensive program will assist people who been recently diagnosed as well as those who have had the disease a long time.

The program is based on self-management education, and participants can learn the importance of monitoring blood sugar, healthy eating, avoiding complications and living well with diabetes. Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend who can help support diabetes management.

The ABC Diabetes Education Program is covered by most health insurance carriers, including Medicare, the hospital notes.

To learn more about the program, call 610-829-9645. For a complete list of services offered at Easton Hospital, click here to visit the hospital’s website.

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