ABOUT DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
When patients are faced with diabetes, managing medications, blood glucose testing, and maintaining a good diet can be a tough challenge without proper support.
Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) is the cornerstone of care for patients with diabetes who want to achieve successful health outcomes and avoid complications.
The Diabetes Self Management Education and Support program at Compass Medical is a certified program that can provide a framework for patients and their families to learn to live well with diabetes. This program is designed with a team approach, between patient, dietitian, educator, and physician.
FOR: Any patient that is newly diagnosed with diabetes, patients with new diabetic complications, diabetic patients with A1c over 7, or any patient looking to learn how to manage their diabetes better.
WHERE & WHEN: This program is offered in 3 locations!
Mondays & Thursdays: Compass Medical East Bridgewater
Tuesdays: Compass Medical Taunton
Wednesdays: Compass Medical Middleborough
This program consists of 4-6 visits over a 3 month period.