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DSMT (Diabetes Self Management Training Program) 

How can you control diabetes?

            We can help…

When you have diabetes, balancing life’s many responsibilities can be a challenge. However, with the right skills and information, you can lead an active, healthy, and satisfying life. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for years, St. Francis Hospital & Health Services can help.

Diabetes Self Management Training Program

  • 10 hours of comprehensive diabetes education
  • DSMT services require a physician’s referral
  • St. Francis bills insurance and Medicare for DSMT services
  • Classes inculde the following topics to help you better manage your diabetes: 
            o
    Diabetes disease process
           
    o Healthy food choices and meal planning 
            
    o Carbohydrate counting
           
    o Physical activity
           
    o Blood glucose monitoring
           
    o Medication information
            o Emotional well-being
           
    o Short-term and long-term complications
           
    o Goal setting and problem solving
  • For more information, contact Debra Hull RN, BSN at 660-562-2600 extension 5050
 
 
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