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Diabetes Class Schedule at UPMC St. Margaret for 2014

The Diabetes Self-Management Education classes at UPMC St. Margaret provide important information for managing diabetes. The classes will connect you with educators, health care professionals, and other individuals with diabetes who can become part of your support team.

Education classes are led by registered nurses and dietitians, who are certified in diabetes education, and cover all aspects of diabetes self-management, including:

  • General information about diabetes
  • Healthy eating
  • Medicines
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Insulin training
  • Reducing the risk of complications
  • Activity and exercise
  • Coping with stress and life changes
  • Community resources

Two four-hour classes are offered monthly, and a physician referral is needed to register for a class. Diabetes Self-Management Education classes are covered by most insurance companies. Please contact your insurance company to confirm coverage of services prior to scheduling your appointment. All classes are located on the first floor of the hospital in the Nursing Education Classroom.

  • Wednesday, February 19, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Wednesday, February 26, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Monday, March 3, 1 to 5 p.m.(Class 1)
    Thursday, March 6, 1 to 5 p.m. (Class 2)
  • Saturday, April 5, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Saturday, April 12, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Tuesday, May 6, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Class 1)
    Tuesday, May 13, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Class 2)
    Tuesday, May 20, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (Class 3)
  • Monday, June 16, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Monday, June 23, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Monday, August, 4, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Thursday, August 7, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Saturday, September 13, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Saturday, September 27, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Monday, October 20, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 1)
    Monday, October 27, 8 a.m. to noon (Class 2)
  • Monday, November 17, 1 to 5 p.m. (Class 1)
    Wednesday, November 19, 1 to 5 p.m. (Class 2)

To register, call 1-866-334-5227.

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UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

412-784-4000

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