LONG BRANCH, N.J. — The Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is offering “Introduction to Insulin Pumps,” a free class for insulin users on Wednesday, February 22, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Center for Diabetes Education located at the hospital’s Maysie Stroock Pavilion.
Part of the Diabetes Education Series, the class is designed for insulin users interested in learning more about how insulin pump therapy can improve their quality of life. The class will provide instruction on how an insulin pump delivers insulin and what it means to wear an insulin pump daily.
Monmouth Medical Center’s comprehensive diabetes education classes are designed to help individuals manage their diabetes by providing education and continued support in an informal atmosphere conducive to learning. The program is taught by registered nurses and dietitians who are certified diabetic educators.
As space is limited, registration is required. To register or to learn more about this class, contact HealthLink at 1-888-724-7123, prompt #4. For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with the Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching 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. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. 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.
February 16, 2012
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
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