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If you have diabetes, partnering with a diabetes management team is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health.
Supportive Diabetes Management in Greater Philadelphia
Diabetes management has been proven to make a significant and positive difference in the health of people with the disease. In addition to reducing the need for hospitalization, managing diabetes also improves overall long-term outcomes.
Redeemer Health's diabetes management in Montgomery County, Bucks County, and the northeast Philadelphia area helps patients understand diabetes and how to develop their own personal strategies to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
How Diabetes Management Can Help
A vital part of care for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, Redeemer Health's diabetes management program helps you gain the knowledge you need to:
- Use your medications safely and effectively
- Monitor blood sugar levels and use the results to self-manage your diabetes
- Prevent, detect and manage both short-term and long-term diabetes complications
Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle
At Redeemer Health, we know modifying daily habits can be challenging, so we provide the tools and guidance you need for success. Members of your team may include these providers who will support you in your new lifestyle:
- Primary care doctor
- Registered Dietitian (RD)
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), also known as Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
- Exercise specialist
- Physical and occupational therapists
- Mental health providers
Redeemer Health's Diabetes Management Course
Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, our Diabetes Management course gives you the opportunity to meet with a variety of diabetes management professionals. They’ll share their knowledge and perspectives on diabetes and talk with you about your concerns.
Our 8-hour program is broken into four 2-hour group classes, and the series is offered at Holy Redeemer Hospital several times per year. We invite you to bring a support person to the sessions, especially if that person assists with meal preparation. During the class, we encourage all participants to share their individual experiences regarding managing diabetes. A physician referral is required to attend the course, which includes the following topics:
- Diabetes Disease Process
- Nutrition and Meal Planning
- Diabetes Medications
- Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Physical Activity & Fitness
- Prevention of Diabetes-Related Conditions
- Stress Management
We’re on Your Side
Get the support you need for better health. Contact Redeemer Health today to meet with one of our experienced primary care doctors and learn more about diabetes management.
Redeemer offers supportive diabetes management in Northeast Philadelphia, Bucks County, and Montgomery County.