diabetes program at Bon Secours Community Hospital
Diabetes is a serious problem, when left untreated, diabetes and its complications can be devastating, even deadly. However…studies have proven conclusively that controlling blood sugar levels can reduce or eliminate the serious long-term complications of diabetes.
While there is no cure for diabetes, the Diabetes Education Program offers comprehensive services to help control the disease and to prevent or manage the complications that are common to diabetes.
The Staff of the Diabetes Education Program of Bon Secours Community Hospital are proud to be available to you as a partner for this life-changing journey.
Bon Secours Community Hospital Diabetes Education Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and meets National Standards for Diabetes Self Management Education. The Center is an excellent resource for people with diabetes at any stage.
Each person is given specific recommendations and resources to help them self-manage their diabetes. Individual appointments take into account your medical history and personal preferences.
The center offers:
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Insulin injection techniques
- Oral medical management
- Diabetes management during pregnancy
- Nutritional counseling and proper meal planning
- Exercise training
- Information on the latest devices and technical advances
- Support groups
- Diabetes educational seminars
- Please remember, a physician referral is required.
- For more information, please call 845-858-7795
The diabetic support group meets the first Tuesday of every month at 2pm in the The Roberta Glinton Medical Office Building, 161 East Main Street, Suite 200, Port Jervis, NY. There are guest speakers, cooking demos and a variety of topics are discussed.