SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Medical Center is once again gearing up for its next Diabetes Self-Management Education Program.
The Diabetes Self Management Education Program offers comprehensive education in all facets of diabetes care, including nutrition, exercise, self monitoring, stress reduction and avoidance of acute and chronic complications. The program is taught by an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, a physical therapist, pharmacist, psychotherapist and dietitian/certified diabetes educator.
The first meeting is Wednesday, May 6 and continues for six consecutive Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Redfield Room at AMC. A physician referral is required for insurance or Medicare coverage of the program fee. Scholarships are available. Call 897-2611 to register.