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Diabetes Self-Management Education Class

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Merit Health Madison

161 River Oaks Dr

Canton, MS 39046

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Merit Health Madison's Diabetes Center offers individual and group training classes and is accredited by the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program. Your educator will work with you to develop a plan with you and your family support to include:

* Understanding diabetes

• Goal setting and problem solving

• Nutrition

• Exercise and fitness

• Medications and management

• Monitoring and managing your blood glucose

• Lowering risk and acute and chronic complications

• Foot care

• Psychological and emotional aspects

Other Services and Education Available:

          • Blood glucose meter instruction
          • Insulin instruction
          • Pre-diabetes
          • Gestational diabetes
          • Grocery shopping
          • Education on insulin pump therapy

          How to Get Started:

          A physician’s referral is required for diabetes self-management education. Ask your medical provider for a formal referral to Merit Health Madison’s Diabetes Center. Once the referral is received, we will contact you to schedule an appointment. Most insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid cover diabetes education.

          For more information, call 601-855-4032.


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