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Diabetes Basics West Chester

Start Date
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

6-8:30 p.m.

Registration Required

600 East Marshall Street - Wellness Classroom, Suite 302

This series runs for four consecutive Wednesdays.

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This four-week educational program (one class per week) is for individuals with newly diagnosed or uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes. Teachings review basic diabetes management principles and include the following:

  • Personalized food plan
  • Instruction on self-monitoring blood glucose
  • Weekly evaluation of food and glucose records by both a nurse and registered dietitian
  • Prevention of diabetes-related complications
  • Communications with referring physicians

"Even after having diabetes for 20 years, I found the class eye-opening and informative." -Basics participant

Most services are covered by insurance, however, all patients are asked to verify coverage with their insurance provider. All patients must have a prescription from their doctor to receive diabetes education services.

Registration is required.


Wellness Classroom
600 East Marshall St Building View Map
600 East Marshall Street
Suite 302
West Chester, PA 19380

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105 Vineyard Way
Suite 100
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1001 Chesterbrook Blvd. View Map
On-Site Conference Room
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Phone: 610-738-2835
Email: diabetes@uphs.upenn.edu

Last Updated: 3/11/2016