- Diabetes Education
Diabetes is common, costly, controlable, serious, and sometimes preventable. If knowledge is power, learn what can be done to control diabetes. Call your healthcare provider for a referral for diabetes education.
Diabetes Education at LewisGale Hospital at Montgomery has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
Our diabetes educator and dieticians will help you learn to sucessfully manage your diabetes. Four classes of one to two hours each will include content areas such as: healthy eating, staying active, monitoring , taking medicine, problem solving, reducing risks, healthy coping.
- Increased energy
- Decreased risk of heart, eye, kidney, and nerve complication
- Improved quality of life
- If you are pregnant learn what you can do to have a healthy outcome for yourself and your baby
- Diabetes control increases life expectancy and complication free years!