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Telephone: 412-586-9762
Communications Specialist I
Telephone: 412-578-9193



‘Managing Your Diabetes’ Classes

WHAT: UPMC St. Margaret will host two classes to help patients better manage their diabetes and improve quality of life. Topics include:
 
• Nutrition and meal planning
• Medications
• Monitoring and pattern control
• Being active
• Setting goals
• Travel tips
• Long term complications
• Sick days
• General health care
• Diabetes facts: Type 1 vs. Type 2
• Hyperglycemia (high blood glucose)
• Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)
 
Insurance will be billed. Check with your insurance company to find out if you are covered. A prescription is required.
 
Registration for this event also is required. To register, call 412-784-4194 or visit UPMC.com/classes.
 
WHY: These sessions will explore the many resources available for anyone with diabetes. Participants will learn new information, find support and work toward goal setting during the class.
 
WHO: Anyone with diabetes is encouraged to attend.
 
WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 16 and 23
 
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers B and C, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215.
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at 412-586-9762 or StanleySL@upmc.edu.

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