Living Well with Diabetes Program

A Fun and Interactive Program for Diabetes Self-Management

Western Maryland Regional Medical Center
Center For Clinical Resources
Suite 300

For a schedule of dates and times contact the Center for Clinical Resources at 240-964-8787.

Education is the key to being empowered to manage your diabetes, avoid its complications, and achieve optimum health.  This diabetes self-management training (DSMT) covers the many aspects of diabetes self-management and glycemic control.  It’s an enjoyable day filled with practical information and tools you can use daily to make managing your diabetes easier.

Our team of Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE), registered dietitians, pharmacists, nurses, and a physical therapist will be on hand to provide support and expertise. A family member or support person is welcome to attend the program.

Agenda: Here is an outline of the topics that will be covered in this one-day program.

Morning Session

  • Understanding the diabetes process and treatment options 
  • Monitoring blood glucose and using your results
  • Preventing, detecting and treating acute and chronic complications
  • Developing personal strategies to address personal issues or concerns
          Lori Johnson, RN, BSN, CDE
  • Incorporating nutritional management into your lifestyle
  • Developing personal strategies for a healthy lifestyle
         Jennifer Perrin, RD, LDN, CDE

Healthy Lunch provided

Afternoon Session

  • Incorporating physical activity into your lifestyle
         Physical Therapy staff
  • Using medications safely and for maximum therapeutic benefit
         Registered Dietician staff

Please note: This program is covered by most insurance plans. When calling for pre-authorization with your insurer, please use these codes for Diabetes Self-Management Training: G0109 – Diabetes Outpatient Self-Management training services, group session (2 or more) per 30 minutes.