Diabetes Services

Over the past 20 years, our Diabetes Services team has been committed to providing excellence in diabetes counseling, treatment, and education. We offer a variety of services, support groups, and educational programs for patients living with diabetes and their families.

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Health Information

Services

  • Appointments for glucose monitor use, insulin, or other injectable medications
  • Gestational diabetes appointments
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Diabetes and insulin pump support groups
  • Diabetes medication management
  • Diabetes self-management education classes
  • Inpatient consults
  • Pre-diabetes classes

Education 

Diabetes Education Classes

Doylestown Health Diabetes Services offers an extensive group of educational programs recognized by the American Diabetes Association, including diabetes education classes taught by certified diabetes educators and registered dieticians. Topics include the following:

  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Hypoglycemia – causes and treatments
  • Meal planning, including a personalized meal plan and buffet dinner
  • Pharmacy lecture
  • Risk factors for complications and how to avoid them
  • Self-management skills

Pre-Diabetes Classes

Pre-diabetes classes are for individuals who have not yet been officially diagnosed with diabetes, but have a fasting glucose of 100 to 125. This class covers topics include the following:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Meal planning
  • Physical activity
  • Weight loss

Education Appointments

Individual, one-hour appointments are available for instruction on glucose monitor use, insulin or other injectable administration, and gestational diabetes. A fee is associated with the appointment and is billed to insurance. 

Inpatient Diabetes Education

For inpatients, a diabetes consult can be ordered by a nurse or physician. Consults are individualized and certified nurse educators instruct you or your family members on home glucose monitoring techniques, insulin administration, and signs and symptoms of hyper- and hypoglycemia.

Support Groups

Our Diabetes Services offers Adult Diabetes and Insulin Pump support groups for both patients and family members who are living with diabetes or using an insulin pump. If you are interested in joining a support group, please call Diabetes Services at 215.345.2168.

Diabetes Support Group meets 

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • September
  • November

Insulin Pump Support Group meets 

  • February
  • May
  • October

Health Information

  • Appointments for glucose monitor use, insulin, or other injectable medications
  • Gestational diabetes appointments
  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Diabetes and insulin pump support groups
  • Diabetes medication management
  • Diabetes self-management education classes
  • Inpatient consults
  • Pre-diabetes classes

Diabetes Education Classes

Doylestown Health Diabetes Services offers an extensive group of educational programs recognized by the American Diabetes Association, including diabetes education classes taught by certified diabetes educators and registered dieticians. Topics include the following:

  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Hypoglycemia – causes and treatments
  • Meal planning, including a personalized meal plan and buffet dinner
  • Pharmacy lecture
  • Risk factors for complications and how to avoid them
  • Self-management skills

Pre-Diabetes Classes

Pre-diabetes classes are for individuals who have not yet been officially diagnosed with diabetes, but have a fasting glucose of 100 to 125. This class covers topics include the following:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Meal planning
  • Physical activity
  • Weight loss

Individual, one-hour appointments are available for instruction on glucose monitor use, insulin or other injectable administration, and gestational diabetes. A fee is associated with the appointment and is billed to insurance. 

Inpatient Diabetes Education

For inpatients, a diabetes consult can be ordered by a nurse or physician. Consults are individualized and certified nurse educators instruct you or your family members on home glucose monitoring techniques, insulin administration, and signs and symptoms of hyper- and hypoglycemia.

Our Diabetes Services offers Adult Diabetes and Insulin Pump support groups for both patients and family members who are living with diabetes or using an insulin pump. If you are interested in joining a support group, please call Diabetes Services at 215.345.2168.

Diabetes Support Group meets 

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • September
  • November

Insulin Pump Support Group meets 

  • February
  • May
  • October

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Diabetes Support Group

These meetings are for adults who are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and their family members.
  • November 9, 2022
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Doylestown, PA

Diabetes Education - Winter-Spring 2023

A comprehensive five-class program recognized by the American Diabetes Association.
  • January 9, 2023
    (Additional Dates Available)
  • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Doylestown, PA