internal medicine associates of aiken

Diabetes Education

Our Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) program has assisted patients with their diabetic care since 2004. Our Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Registered Dietician (RD) work together to teach people how to manage their diabetes. The program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. Below is a list of topics taught in our program.

 

 Diabetes Disease Process

 Monitoring Blood Sugars

 Physical Activity

 Nutritional Management

 Medications

 Acute and Chronic Complications

 Risk Reduction

 Lifestyle Changes-Goal Setting

 Problem Solving

 Psychosocial Adjustment

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