Individual consultation with a nurse educator and/or registered dietitian with families and/or significant others is included in all aspects of education.
Areas of education available:
- Prediabetes/impaired glucose tolerance (Diabetes Prevention Program)
- Types of diabetes and its management
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) by a registered dietitian
- Advanced carbohydrate counting
- Pre-pregnancy and pregnancy consulting for women with diabetes
- Gestational diabetes and its management
- Insulin instruction
- Prevention of long-term diabetes complications
- Low blood sugar management/prevention
- Sick day management
- Behavior changes, setting goals, problem-solving
- Setting goals for a safe exercise
- Relationship between eating, exercise, medication, and monitoring
- Insulin pump program
For more information or to make an appointment, please call us at 603-663-3130. Referrals should be obtained from your primary care physician. Self-referrals are also acceptable.
Education is free to family or friends involved in your care.
Learning how to take care of yourself when you have diabetes is extremely important in maintaining good health.
Our nine-hour education series covers a wide range of topics relating to diabetes self-management. This information will enable you to confidently learn how to control your diabetes and prevent complications.
Session 1: Facts about Diabetes for Better Management
Types of diabetes, monitoring your diabetes (includes group glucose meter instruction), medications (insulin and other diabetes medications).
Session 2: Eating Healthy with Diabetes
Effect of food on blood glucose, meal planning, carbohydrate counting, food label reading, eating out, and the effects of alcohol.
Session 3: Understanding Physical Activity, Stress, and Illness
Learn about all other factors that affect blood glucose management.
Session 4: Understanding the ABCs of Diabetes and your Lab Results
Your guide to preventing diabetes complications.
This set of four sessions is held once a month during the day and once in the evening.
To schedule, cancel, or reschedule an appointment, please call our office at 603-663-3130 or log into your MyChart account. If you do not have a MyChart account, please click here to sign up.
Insurance Card, including your policy number and/or Medicare/Medicaid card.
Co-payment is expected when you check in. For your convenience we accept checks, cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
Prescription Medication(s) in their original bottles or a list of all medications, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements, and the amounts you take.
Please contact us for questions about services available at The Elliot Center for Diabetes Management Associates.