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Classes & Programs

Diabetes educators at Excela Health provide information and the tools needed to help you live well today and in the future. The Diabetes Center offers nationally recognized, comprehensive education programming certified by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Most insurance providers cover program costs but check with your insurer or contact the Diabetes Center for help.

Classes also require a physician referral, which can be faxed to 724-537-1066.

Available Classes

Living with Diabetes: Looking Forward

Diabetes basics including:

  • Blood glucose control
  • Treatment of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  • Monitoring Matters
  • Diabetes complications
  • Dealing with stress
  • Foot care
  • Diabetic neruopathy
  • Traveling with diabetes
  • Holiday tips

Nutrition Counseling

  • Counting carbohydrates
  • Portion control
  • Reading nutrition labels
  • Using spices and seasonings
  • Weight management

Insulin Pumping

  • Is it for you?
  • ABCs of pumping
  • Insulin pump initiation
  • Advanced pumping
  • Continuous glucose monitoring

Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • For those with diabetes or chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis.
  • One-on-one and group classes available.

Gestational Diabetes

  • Monitoring Your Special Nutritional Needs

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For more information or to register for a class, please call: 724-537-1049

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