This four-week educational program (one class per week) is for individuals with newly diagnosed or uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes. Teachings review basic diabetes management principles and include the following:
  • Personalized food plan
  • Instruction on self-monitoring blood glucose
  • Weekly evaluation of food and glucose records by both a nurse and registered dietitian
  • Prevention of diabetes-related complications
  • Communications with referring physicians

"Even after having diabetes for 20 years, I found the class eye-opening and informative." - Basics Participant

Most services are covered by insurance, however, all patients are asked to verify coverage with their insurance provider. All patients must have a prescription from their doctor to receive diabetes education services.

Registration is required. Please call 610-738-2835.

Start Dates for Future Sessions:


LOCATION and CONTACT INFORMATION

Wellness Classroom
(Across the street from Chester County Hospital)
600 East Marshall Street, Suite 302
West Chester, PA 19380


Jenners Village Professional Building
Diabetes, Nutrition & Preventive Health Services
105 Vineyard Way, Suite 100
West Grove, PA 19390

Penn Medicine Valley Forge
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd. View Map
On-Site Conference Room
Berwyn, PA 19312

Phone: 610-738-2835
Email: diabetes@uphs.upenn.edu

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