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Diabetes Self-Management Education

At Newton Medical Center, our diabetes self-management education program is designed to support various treatment plans recommended by health care providers. Sessions may include discussions about:

  • Meal planning
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Foot, skin and dental care
  • Gestational diabetes, Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes
  • Tips to avoid possible complications
  • Stress management
  • Intensive insulin therapy
  • Oral medication and insulin
  • Insulin pump education, training and support
  • Physical activity plan
  • High blood glucose management and treatment
  • Low blood glucose management and treatment
  • Role of cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Goal setting

Instruction includes use of materials specific to age and ability, including written information, models, visual aids and videos. Follow-up sessions will assess patient progress and provide further opportunities for discussion and education, with periodic updates sent to the referring health care provider. Family members and friends are welcome to attend our patients to all meetings.

Insurance may cover our diabetes self-management education program. We ask that our patients check with their insurance company to see if pre-authorization or a referral is required. Newton Medical Center is a participating provider for Medicare.

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