beyond the diabetes education center
St. Anthony Community Hospital provides a wide range of custom tailored medical services to our patients with diabetes. Working in full cooperation with the Center for Diabetes Education, our hospital healthcare professionals deliver direct patient services designed to give you the best possible care. Nutrition counseling and social services, along with patient and family education are essential components of diabetes care while at St. Anthony Community Hospital. Post-discharge instructions help maintain the continuum of diabetes care. Certified diabetes educators, registered dieticians and registered nurses on staff at the hospital are available to meet the needs of those patients with diabetes, their families and their caregivers.
The spectrum of topics that can be covered by our in-hospital staff include general diabetes care, blood glucose monitoring, nutrition counseling, medication instruction, physical activity and exercise guidelines, special needs for healthcare emergencies and the latest in treatment options.
The St. Anthony Community Hospital Center for Diabetes Education offers a wide variety of programs and services aimed at public awareness of diabetes. The Center offers regularly scheduled community screening programs, special lectures, workshops, classes and more. For further information about community programs, please contact the Center for Diabetes Education directly at 845.987.5168. Physician Referral Service can help if you are seeking the services of a St. Anthony Community Hospital physician. Please call toll free Physician Line at 800.973.4023 for up-to-date information on our member physicians. Internet sites provide information on care, treatment and resources for people with diabetes. You can visit the St. Anthony Community Hospital website at http://bschs.bonsecours.com/find-a-facility-st-anthony-community-hospital.html for information and links for great healthcare.