The Diabetes Centers of Abington Health
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Are you one of the millions of Americans with diabetes? If so, there is so much you can learn and do to manage your diabetes, prevent complications and enjoy a lifetime of optimal health. The Diabetes Centers of Abington Health can help you every step of the way. The Diabetes Centers of Abington Health are committed to providing comprehensive diabetes education and counseling services for all aspects of diabetes management.
for Our Quality
The diabetes Education* Services at the Diabetes Centers
of Abington Health are recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Education, classes and services are offered
at five convenient locations, including AHC-Schilling Campus in Willow Grove;
Lansdale Hospital; AHC-Warminster Campus; Abington Family Medicine in
Jenkintown; and Family
Practice Associates of Upper Dublin in Fort Washington.
The Diabetes Centers use a team approach for education and counseling, with the patient as the key member of the team. Registered nurses and registered dietitians, who are also certified diabetes educators, are dedicated to helping each person gain control of their diabetes while maintaining an optimal state of health and well being. Together, the team designs an individualized plan that matches your lifestyle and educational needs.
By participating in our programs, you will learn:
- how easy it is to check your blood glucose,
- how a meal plan helps control blood glucose,
- how the latest information can help prevent complications, and
- how to use your blood glucose results for better self care.
If you are interested in our programs, talk to your doctor. Then, make an appointment with us by calling 215-672-0899. We offer morning, afternoon and evening individual appointments and group classes at five locations. We will make every effort to make an appointment that matches your scheduling needs.
Most insurance plans cover diabetes education and nutrition counseling, although some require a physician's referral for these services. Insurance information and required referrals must be presented at your appointment. Financial assistance is available for those in need.
Please call The Diabetes Centers of Abington Health at 215-672-0899 if you have questions, or for more details about our programs.