Diabetes Management Program Offered at West Chester Hospital

Enroll Now for December Classes

For those who are newly-diagnosed with diabetes or those who have diabetes and need a refresher course, West Chester Hospital is offering a three-part comprehensive series of classes in December to help people manage their disease.

A variety of topics will be discussed including: carbohydrate counting, how to achieve better results with medication, a review of newly released medications, making smart choices when dining out, and how to start (or improve) an activity program. Other areas of discussion will include the psychological and social aspects of living with diabetes as well as how to best take control of the disease. The program is presented by a diabetes nurse educator and a clinical pharmacist.

West Chester Hospital also hosts a free diabetes support group for the community on the first Tuesday of each month. The next support group session will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the hospital’s cafeteria located on level A. The support group serves as a forum for sharing and discussion and often features guest speakers. No registration is required.

WHAT: Diabetes Management Program
WHEN: Thursdays, December 5, 12 & 19 – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: West Chester Hospital
7700 University Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069

Cost for the series is $20 which is refunded to participants upon completion of the program. To register for the December classes, please call (513) 298-SUGR (7847).

For more information about West Chester Hospital, please visit UCHealth.com/WestChesterHospital.

About West Chester Hospital
West Chester Hospital is a 160-bed, all-private room, hospital located in West Chester, Ohio. Utilizing the very latest in medical technology, and drawing upon the University of Cincinnati’s nearly 200 years of research and medical expertise, West Chester Hospital provides discovery-driven care in a pleasant, healing environment. The hospital is conveniently located and easily accessible from Interstate 75 at Tylersville Road. Services available include an emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures, as well as a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient diagnostic testing and treatment amenities. West Chester Hospital is one of only two hospitals in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton regions to receive the 2012 HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience AwardTM – ranking the facility above 90% of hospitals nationwide for patient satisfaction. For more information about West Chester Hospital, please visit UCHealth.com/WestChesterHospital.

About UC Health
UC Health, the University of Cincinnati’s affiliated health system, includes University of Cincinnati Medical Center, ranked one of the best hospitals in the region by U.S. News & World Report; West Chester Hospital, one of Cincinnati’s newest hospitals and the recipient of the 2012 HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, ranking it above 90 percent of hospitals nationally for patient satisfaction; Drake Center, Cincinnati’s premier provider of long-term acute care; University of Cincinnati Physicians, Cincinnati’s largest multi-specialty practice group with more than 700 board-certified clinicians and surgeons; Lindner Center of HOPE, the region’s premier mental health center; and several institutes focusing on the areas of cancer, the neurosciences, cardiovascular and diabetes. To learn more, visit UCHealth.com.

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CONTACT:
Carol O’Hare, Public Relations & Marketing
(513) 298-7732
carol.ohare@uchealth.com

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