Diabetic Education

Diabetes Education

At Brandywine Hospital, the diabetic education program is designed to help you better manage diabetes. We offer information about living with diabetes, including managing medications, increasing physical activity, performing blood glucose testing, taking preventative measures and working to develop better nutrition.

Living with diabetes requires daily work. But, it doesn't have to be a struggle. Understanding diabetes and what you need to do to stay healthy is a good start. Unchecked, diabetes can lead to serious problems for your kidneys, nerves, eyes, feet, gums and teeth. But the most serious problem for both women and men is heart disease. If you have diabetes, your risk of a heart attack is the same as someone who has already had a heart attack. Blood Glucose monitoring, exercise, diet and a positive attitude put you in control of your diabetes.

Diabetes Learning Center

The Diabetes Learning Center offers educational support, follow-up and guidance for people with diabetes and their families. This American Diabetes Association (ADA) certified program focuses on self.


Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services

Have you been told to, "Watch your diet?" Do you have a newly diagnosed or long-standing chronic condition that requires a change in the way you eat and you need some expert advice and coaching?