ALMH Providing DSME Diabetes
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[February 06, 2017]
- If you have diabetes and are looking to lead a healthier
lifestyle, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will begin a new session of
Diabetes Self Management Education on February 15. The program is proven
to decrease complications of diabetes and is oftentimes covered by
The DSME program is facilitated by an ALMH certified diabetes
educator. The program consists of four, two-hour classes. The
classes will be held on Wednesdays on February 15, February 22,
March 1 and March 8 at ALMH from 5:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. in the
A Saturday series will also be offered consisting
of two, four-hour classes on March 4the and March 11th from 8:00
a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ALMH in Steinfort Room B.
Memorial Diabetes Services at ALMH is a Nationally Accredited
Program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE),
providing core standard diabetes education and promoting the AADE 7
Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) has been taught at ALMH
since 2009 by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator,
Jennifer DiPasquale and Sarah Tierney, a nurse diabetes educator.
Because of the programís structure, a limited number of participants
can enroll for each session.
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To participate, a physicianís order for DSME is required and
can be faxed to 217-732-3101.
An Initial DSME Assessment must be completed at ALMH to be enrolled
in the program.
Contact DiPasquale by email at
ALMH diabetes @mhsil.com
or by calling 217-605-5500.
ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut
Drive in Lincoln. For more information, visit ALMH.org.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, MBA
Marketing and Community Partnerships Manager
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]