People with newly diagnosed diabetes, Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes or pre-diabetes can benefit from diabetes education. It can help you gain better control over your diabetes and enables you to better manage your blood glucose.
We offer a variety of services to assist you in managing your diabetes. This includes:
- Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)
- Individual consultation with a diabetes educator
- Medical NutritionTherapy (MNT)
- Insulin training
- Insulin pump training
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Support groups
We are recognized by the American Diabetes Association for quality self management education.
Appointments require a referral from your physician or primary care provider. Medicare and most private insurances cover American Diabetes Association Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) or Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT). Check with your insurance provider regarding coverage for DSME or MNT. Contact us for more information or to schedule your appointment (518) 314-3951.
Diabetes Support Group
The CVPH Diabetes Support Group was created in response to the need for information and meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the CVPH Family Medicine Center, 159 Margaret St. Times vary. For more information, call the Diabetes Education Center at (518) 314-3951 or email Clapier@cvph.org.