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Diabetic Self-Management Program

Building A Healthy Community: Leading the Path to Successful Diabetic Self-Management

Diabetes affects 25.8 million
people of all ages —
8.3 percent of the U.S. population

DIAGNOSED
18.8 million people

UNDIAGNOSED
7.0 million people

Welcome to the St. Francis Diabetic Self-Management Program. This free program is designed to provide you with the tools and skills needed to take control and manage your diabetes. This program is designed to create better care for individuals including access to care, quality of care, health outcomes, and improved health.

Quality of life

Education – Learn self-care tools.
Engagement – Gain the knowledge necessary to assure your health by managing your disease.
Empowerment – Enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle thru self-management.

     

Group visits; providing the tools

  • One 90 minute session/week
  • Set meaningful goals that result in a healthier you.
  • Learn healthy habits that you can practice on your own every day.

Access to care

  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition
  • Eye and Foot Care
  • Living and coping with chronic disease
  • Emergencies
  • Resources
  • Follow Up care

Know your numbers

These numbers will help you control your diabetes. Our group sessions will teach you how to read and monitor these numbers.
  • Blood Glucose
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol and Blood lipids
  • Microalbumin

HOW TO SIGN-UP FOR A GROUP SESSION

  • Check the web site for a schedule of group session dates and locations
  • You can enroll on your own or be referred by your healthcare provider—there is no cost for this service.
  • Attending sessions will not only ensure that you are ready to take the next step towards self-management but will qualify you for giveaways and prizes.

For more information call today at 609-599-6215.
Registration is now Open.

Group Visits for first quarter of 2016:

January  5th, 12th, 19th and 26th 
February  2nd, 9th , 16th and 23rd 
March  1st,  8th, 15th and 22nd 
Group visits are held in the cafeteria of St. Francis Medical Center

Diabetes self-management support group

Diabetes Support Groups are held at Trinity Cathedral Church from 12PM-2PM every other Friday. The next Support Group is December 4, 2015. Call to register at 609 599 6215.

 

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