Patient and Family Education Services

Diabetes Education Programs

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Bartlett Regional Hospital offers diabetes education appointments to help you understand your health condition and learn to live life with diabetes. Our educators work with you and your medical providers in order to help you control your diabetes so it won’t control you! We offer information about Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, and Pre-diabetes.

If you have questions or concerns about your diabetes condition, we offer private appointments with a Registered Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator (RN-CDE) or Registered Dietitian. Ask about appointments with our Endocrinologist.

Program Manager: Cynthia G. Nickerson, RN, CMC, CDE
Contact us at: (907) 796-8649
Office Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm Monday-Friday

Diabetes Self Management Education Group Classes

Our Diabetes Education Classes teach you how to control blood sugars through understanding the importance of nutritional management, physical activity, blood sugar monitoring and interpretation, medications, acute and chronic complications, and improving the quality of your life with diabetes.

Our classes are taught by a multi-disciplinary team including Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator, Dietitian, Pharmacist, Social Work, and Cardiac Rehab Nurse. Bartlett Regional Hospital is proud of our Diabetes Education Program. It has been identified as a quality program meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Education Self-Management by the American Diabetes Association.

Most health care insurers provide coverage for diabetes outpatient education and training - check with your insurance provider to verify coverage. Our program meets criteria for Medicare reimbursement.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Call 796-8649 for scheduling information.
Classes are subject to change

Pre-Diabetes Education

People with Pre-diabetes can prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Pre-Diabetes is a condition present in the majority of people BEFORE developing Type 2 diabetes.

The Pre-Diabetes class presents information about pre-diabetes and strategies to avoid developing diabetes.

Though aimed at persons diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes, this class is open to anyone wanting information to avoid diabetes and improve their health.

Most insurance companies do not cover the cost of private appointments for Pre-Diabetes education with the Certified Diabetes Educator or Registered Dietitian. Check with your Health insurance carrier.

There is no cost for 1.5 hours of instruction and materials. Please call 796-8649 to register for the class.

Pre-diabetes Education Class Schedule
Call for scheduling information.
Call 796-8649 to register.

 


Classes are subject to change

Calendar of Events

For more information contact Education Services at (907) 796-8422 or email us.

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