ECH to offer diabetes class

By on September 25, 2013

Ephrata Community Hospital will offer a "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes" class on Wednesdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 10 from 9-11 a.m., at the Cocalico Center for Health.

This program is designed for people with diabetes and provides essential day-to-day skills for better control. Activities include 10 hours of group instruction, initial assessment with a registered dietitian and registered nurse, and follow-up. A family member or friend may attend with you, free of charge. The American Diabetes Association recognizes this education service as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

This program is covered by Medicare, Medical Assistance, and most health insurance plans. To register, call Ephrata Community Hospital’s Wellness Center at 336-6578 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The center is located at 63 West Church Street in Stevens.

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