Pen Bay Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center - Survival Skills Class


Community Happenings
390-4790
pbmc.org/diabetes
Oct 04, 2012
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pen Bay Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center provides both nutritional counseling for a wide variety of medical conditions and diabetes education in individual or group settings. 

Learn about the diabetes education classes available after you complete your one-on-one diabetes consults. Call to speak to a Registered Dietitian or Diabetes Nurse Educator at 390-4790.

 In the Survival Skills class, you will learn:

  • Practical advice on more efficient and accurate blood sugar testing. 
  • Diabetes Medications - How do the various pills, insulin, and other medications work, when are they needed, and how best to take them.
  • How to prevent long term complications including blindness, heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, amputation.
  • What to do when you are sick.
  • How to prevent and treat low blood sugar.
  • How to cope with this chronic disease.
  • When to know to call the doctor.

Class dates (a consultation and assessment is required before attending a class):

  • January 5, 2012
  • March 1, 2012
  • May 3, 2012
  • August 2, 2012
  • Oct 4, 2012
  • December 6, 2012 
 

Classes meet at Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland, 04841.

 For more information, visit pbmc.org/diabetes.