Midtown Pharmacy proudly presents:
Midtown Diabetes University: A Diabetes Self-Management Education Program!
"Helping YOU be in control!"
Program Instructors: Amy Brian, PharmD, CPP, CDE & Kasey Woods, LPN, CPht
Midtown Diabetes University is a fully accredited program by the American Association of Diabetic Educators (AADE). The curriculum is designed for any Type 2 diabetes patient; whether newly diagnosed or those who have been struggling to manage their diabetes for years. Patients and their spouses or caregivers will learn how to adopt healthier lifestyles and make better decisions to lower their risk of complications from diabetes and improve their quality of life.
Classes are held once weekly for 3 weeks and each class is approximately 3 hours long. Morning and evening sessions are available for patient convenience. Morning classes will be held on Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 12:30 and evening classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 8:30.
Course topics and educational information provided include:
- General overview & pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes
- Nutrition & meal planning to include the following:
- overview & food label reading
- planning meals & snacks
- plate method
- eating out
- portion control
- complications of diabetes
- blood sugar monitoring
- medication review
- exercise/physical activity
- traveling & sick days
- coping with diabetes
- creating a support plan
- setting goals
Graduates of the program will receive comprehensive educational material and resources as well as a follow up evaluation for continuous maintenance and support to assist in managing their diabetes.
This program is covered by Medicare, Medicaid & most private insurance plans. We also offer a competitive cash price for those without insurance.
Class size is limited & based on a referral from the physician of the diabetes patient. For more information on class topics, provider referrals or how to register, please feel free to contact Amy Brian or Kasey Woods at:
(336) 446-0099 or
941-A Center Crest Dr.
Whitsett, NC 27377