Diabetes Prevention and Education PDF Print E-mail
     Contact:
 Snow Hill Health Center 
 Prevention Program
 
 Phone: 410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A combination of free education, support and prevention services taught by staff from Atlantic General Hospital and Worcester County Health Department including a Certified Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian, and an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Specialist.


Diabetes Education Program
 

Free, six-session Diabetes Self-Management Education program provided in Snow Hill and Pocomoke. Team taught by staff from Atlantic General Hospital and Worcester County Health Department including a Certified Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian, and an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Specialist.

Currently scheduled classes:

  • 10-11:30 a.m., Thursdays, July 7-Aug. 11, at the Pocomoke Health Center, 400A Walnut St.
  • 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays,Aug. 17-Sept. 21 at the Worcester County Health Department, 6040 Public Landing Road in Snow Hill.
Diabetes Support Group
Free, meets 3rd Wednesday of every month, 1-2 pm, Snow Hill Library and 3rd Thursday of every month, 1-2 pm, Pocomoke Library. 



Diabetes Prevention Program (Lifestyle Balance)

Free, 16-week, nutrition and physical activity behavior change program designed to help break the family cycle of diabetes. Program meets 3 days per week and is team taught by an exercise specialist and registered dietitian and can be provided at community and faith-based sites in Worcester County. Free incentives, education, and lifestyle balance coach.

Current class: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays at the Lower Shore YMCA in Pocomoke City (Jan. 10 - May 2).

These services are provided by the Prevention Program.
Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2012 14:39
 

WCHD News

Snow Hill, MD (November 6, 2014) -- Once a year, hundreds of thousands of people who have lost loved ones to suicide gather in their local communities around the world to memorialize those lost, find comfort among their peers, and affirm their dedication to reaching out with others like themselves whose mission is to end the scourge of suicide.
Read more...
 

Baltimore, MD (October 30, 2014) -- As consumers prepare for Halloween, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry want to issue an alert, especially to teens and young adults, about the dangers of using non-prescription cosmetic contact lenses.

 

Read more...
 
Baltimore, MD (October 29, 2014) – The White House Office charged with leading the country’s fight to reduce drug use is praising the efforts of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) to combat substance use and its consequences in Maryland.
 
Read more...
 


           CLICK HERE

Web Mastering by
 www.WheatleyComputers.com