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Cooper Green Mercy Health Services - The Diabetes Management and Wellness Program

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WHERE: 1515 6th Avenue South ( Map  )

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UPDATED: 6.27.14

CONTACT: Tanya Shelton

205-930-3773

FEE: Insurance Accepted. Patient with a blue card has sliding fee scale and patients without blue card can pay a $50 fee to participate in support and education classes.
Financial assistance is available

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The Diabetes Program at Cooper Green Mercy Health Servicesl takes a proactive approach to enhancing the quality of life for people living with diabetes, is part of the General Medicine Clinic and provides additional services beyond diagnosis and treatment. These classes cover such topics as:

o Diet Instruction

o Hyperglycemia

o Hypoglycemia

o Heart-Health Weight Loss

o Insulin Injection

o Diabetes Patient Group (visits once per month)

o Education regarding self-management of diabetes

o Diabetic foot care program

o Urban Arts

Additional Information

Class Schedule through December 2012: o Classes occur twice a month, usually Tuesdays and Wednesdays o Classes are American Diabetes Association Accredited