Diabetes Education

 

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    Stony Brook Diabetes Center provides individual consultation and comprehensive ADA (American Diabetes Association) recognized GROUP classes to educate patients (and their family members) about Diabetes.

    Many Insurances pay for these classes: As insurance participation varies, PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY IF they COVER this important service. WE ARE PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS in the NYSHIP, the New York State Employees, 'Empire' plan.

    Please note that INDIVIDUAL consultations with the dietician and the diabetes educator (and all physicians) are held at the Diabetes Center, at 26 Research Way but GROUP classes are held at the Stony Brook Education Center at 14 Technology Drive, East Setauket (see LOCATION)

    We hold classes in the morning (9AM to 12 Noon) and evening (6PM to 9PM) for your convenience.

    The detailed schedule of classes for 2014 is as follows: 

    Post Program
    Class Dates Time Follow-up Dates
    January 13-15
    9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon March 2014
    February 10-12
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM April 2014
    March 17-19
    9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon May 2014
    April 7-9
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM June 2014
    May 5-7
    9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon July 2014
    June 9-11
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sept 2014
    July 21-23
    9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Sept 2014
    September 8-10
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Oct 2014
    October 6-8
    9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Dec 2014
    November 3-5
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Jan 2015

    For more information, please click here. If you have any questions, please call Mary Rieff RN, CDE (Program Coordinator) @ 444-9954 or The Diabetes Education Office @ 444-0580, Option 4.