Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Monmouth Medical Center Presents Diabetes Self-Management Four-Week Series

12/22/2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people or 9.3 percent of the U.S. population have diabetes. To help educate people about the disease, Monmouth Medical Center offers the Diabetes Self-Management Four-Week Series from January 8 to 29 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or January 18 to February 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.

This four-session diabetes education program provides guidance on various topics surrounding diabetes such as diet, nutrition, glucose monitoring, medications, meal plans, prevention and treatment of diabetes complications, dining out and benefits of exercise. The program is taught by a registered nurse and a registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator.

Program attendees will need a doctor’s prescription with a diagnosis code from the referring physician reading “referred to MMC Center for Diabetes Education.” This program is often covered by insurance and Medicare.

Both sessions of the four-week series take place at The Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. For more information or to register for a series, call 732-923-5025.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org/monmouth.

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