West Chester Hospital

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Managing Your Diabetes

coupleFor additional information and tips about managing your Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, follow the links below to view educational materials on various topics.

When you attend the West Chester Hospital Diabetes Education Program, you’ll receive even more information from the medical experts on these and many other issues that concern diabetics and their families.

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) condition that makes it difficult for your body to regulate the sugar (glucose) in your blood and without treatment can result in serious health problems. Read more…

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating can be a challenge for everyone. Healthy nutrition includes eating a variety of whole foods and a balanced amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Read more…

Being Active

Physical activity has many benefits. Being physically active can improve your overall health, help protect you from heart disease, and fight depression. Read more…

Monitoring Blood Sugar

Test your blood sugar regularly. Take the results with you to your doctor appointments. This will help you discover your blood sugar patterns. Read more…

Medications

Some people with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar with changes in their diet and physical activity. However, many people also need medications. Read more…

Reducing Your Risks for Complications

One of the most difficult things about diabetes is thinking about the complications that can happen in the future. Read more…

Resources

Find out what resources are available in our community and online to help you manager your diabetes. Read more…