Education recognition is verified by an official certificate from ADA and awarded for four years. Self-management education is an essential component of diabetes treatment. Derry Medical Center patients are taught self-care skills, that promote better management of his or her diabetes treatment regimen, including an understanding of diabetes disease process, nutritional management, physical activity, medications, monitoring, preventing, detecting and treating acute and chronic complications through risk reduction, goal-setting and problem-solving.
There are monthly diabetes support group meetings at Derry Medical Center’s Nutrition & Diabetes Care building at 14 Tsienneto Road Medical Park on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The topic for Sept. 10 is “Take Charge of Your Diabetes.”
For more information about diabetes care, visit DerryMedicalCenter.com/diabetes or call 537-3033.