The services offered at The Diabetes Center cover a wide range of topics including meal planning, diabetes medication, preventing complications, exercise and making adjustments for daily living. Program options include:
Preventing Diabetes: Are you at for risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Attend this interactive workshop and learn lifestyle changes that can help decrease your risk. This class is for adults who may have risk factors, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, weight issues and family history of diabetes.
National Diabetes Prevention Program at
Abington Health - NEW
If you are at risk for getting diabetes, have pre-diabetes, or had gestational diabetes, you may be eligible to participate in Abington Health’s National Diabetes Prevention Program. The program is free of charge and follows the successful format used by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Meetings are one hour per week for 16 weeks followed by six one-hour monthly meetings. A lifestyle health coach supports each individual throughout their journey to successful weight loss and better health.
Date: Monday, June 3, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Abington Health Center - Schilling
Diabetes Center, Northwood Building
2729 Blair Mill Road, Willow Grove
215-672-0899 Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Comprehensive Diabetes Education Program
Six sessions where you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for managing their diabetes. Includes content on all aspects of diabetes self-management. See a list of our classes, locations and schedules.
Intensified Insulin Self-management Training
Four or more sessions where you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to adjust your own insulin in relation to day-to-day situations and carbohydrate intake.
Nutrition Counseling for Diabetes
One or more private sessions with a registered dietitian specializing in diabetes management. Individual food preferences and lifestyle are incorporated into meal planning strategies that help you improve blood glucose control.
Additional Educational Services
Additional educational services include insulin syringe preparation and self-injection, gestational diabetes management, insulin pump initiation and continuous glucose sensor monitoring. For more information about any services, call 215-672-0899.