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.

Classes are held at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA as well as other locations across Chester County, PA.

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

Start Dates for Future Sessions:


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

Penn Medicine Southern Chester County 
455 Woodview Road, Suite 105
West Grove, PA 19390

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

Phone: 610-738-2835

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