To learn more about our diabetes education sessions:
Diabetes education is an outpatient program for adults with diabetes or the parents of children with diabetes to learn to help manage the condition and make healthy choices. Since family support and involvement are important, a support person is encouraged to attend with the participant. Diabetes Mellitus education provides education and guidance specifically tailored to the needs of each individual. To find out if you qualify, please contact your physician.
Our diabetes education addresses the following:
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Diabetes disease process
- Healthy eating
- Physical activity
- Acute and chronic complications
- Psychosocial issues
- Health and behavior changes
The Newman Regional Health diabetes education program maintains the American Diabetes Association Award of Education Recognition for quality diabetes patient education since December 1998. The diabetes education team consists of dedicated professionals who have an interest and additional education in diabetes management.
Enroll in diabetes education by obtaining a referral and individualized treatment plan from your physician. Many insurance companies are now paying for diabetes education programs if ordered by a physician. Day and evening classes are available. Call (620) 343-6800, ext. 21803 for information.
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Schedule of Events
2021 Diabetes Community Health Fair – APRIL , Anderson Building, Lyon County Fair Grounds. Date and Time to be determined depending upon the response plan for COVID-19.
2021 Diabetes Support Group Meetings – Continuing Education Classroom – 2nd Floor, Newman Regional Health 1301 W. 12th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801: 7 – 8:00 pm – Dates and Topics will be determined depending upon the response plan for COVID-19.
- The purpose of this group is to create a climate of support and education that will assist attendees’ efforts with their diabetes care, and/or the care of their friend or family member.
To learn more about our diabetes education sessions, contact us today.