The Diabetes Center offers Diabetes Self-Management Training programs at AHC Willow Grove. Both group classes and individual sessions are offered. We cover a wide range of topics, including meal planning, diabetes medications, preventing complications, exercise and making adjustments for daily living. The Diabetes Center uses a team approach for education and counseling with you as the key member of the team. Registered nurses and registered dietitians, who are also certified diabetes educators, are dedicated to helping you gain control of your diabetes while maintaining an optimal state of health and wellbeing. Together, the team will design an individualized plan that matches your lifestyle and educational needs.
Comprehensive Diabetes Education: A six-session program for individuals with diabetes and their family members.
Gestational Diabetes Education and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gestational Diabetes: Includes orientation to gestational diabetes, glucose meter instruction and meal planning.
Learning to Take Insulin: One-session program includes injection of insulin and related topics.