Stony Brook Diabetes Center provides individual consultation and comprehensive ADA (American Diabetes Association) recognized GROUP classes to educate patients (and their family members) about Diabetes.
Many Insurances pay for these classes: As insurance participation varies, PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY IF they COVER this important service. WE ARE PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS in the NYSHIP, the New York State Employees, 'Empire' plan.
Diabetes Education at Stony Brook Medicine is offering a comprehensive, ADA accredited, Diabetes Self Care Management Training and Support Program for all adults with diabetes and their families. The program provides the knowledge, skills and tools people living with diabetes need to know in order to manage their chronic condition successfully and avoid the many associated complications. Our multi.-disciplinary professional staff takes a compassionate approach to help you through all the information about the disease and its management. Topics covered include, but not limited to, types of diabetes, meal planning, blood glucose monitoring, exercise, use of medications, acute and chronic complications, stress, travel, vacationing, new technologies and community resources. Day (9:00am-12:00) and Evening (6:00-9:00pm) sessions are available. Individuals should inquire with their insurance carriers about coverage. Pre-registration is required.
The detailed schedule of classes for 2015 is as follows:
For further information call Diabetes Education/Endocrinology at (631) 444-0580 or Mary Rieff, RN, CDE (Program Coordinator) at (631) 444-9954.