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Diabetes Nutrition Counseling

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Dec 10, 2013
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Springfield Hospital
Springfield, PA

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The Center for Diabetes offers comprehensive classes to help patients understand diabetes. The health care team works with you to teach them how to balance their care and provides a clear understanding of Diabetes.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Program participants may be required to have a referral form from their physician. Please check with your insurance carrier regarding your coverage.

Fees & Payment

The Center for Diabetes accepts most major insurance plans. Many class registration fees are also covered by insurance.

Description

The Diabetes Nutrition Counseling at The Center for Diabetes provides a comprehensive review and discussion to help patients understand and manage their diabetes through healthy eating.

Topics covered include: 

  • What is a carbohydrate?
  • Carbohydrate counting made easy
  • How many can I have for my meals and snacks?
    • An individual meal plan is provided
  • How do I read the food label?
  • Why is fiber important to me and my blood sugar control?
  • Sugar, Sugar Substitutes and Sugar Alcohol
  • Healthy heart eating:  Lean meats and healthy fats
  • How to include desserts into my meal plan
  • Guidelines for use of Alcohol
  • Sick Day Guidelines
  • Dining Out
  • Fast Food
  • Plate Method
  • Clearing up calorie confusion

Food models and other visuals are used to give specific examples of portions and meal planning.

 

Participants are welcome to bring a support person.

 

Program participants may be required to have an insurance referral and/or a signed doctor note. This information can be faxed to 610-328-8922. Please check with your insurance carrier regarding your coverage.

All participants are encouraged to meet at The Center for Diabetes prior to the start of class and a member of the team will guide the class to the conference room.

Instructor(s)

  • Diabetes Nurse Educator & Dietitian, RN, BSN, CDE / RD, LD, CDE

Contact

Center for Diabetes at 610-328-8918 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Tue, December 10 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Springfield Hospital Diabetes Nurse Educator & Dietitian, RN, BSN, CDE / RD, LD, CDE

Location Details

  • Springfield Hospital
    190 West Sproul Road
    Springfield, PA 19064
    Main: 610-328-8700
    Alternate: 610-328-8725

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