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Education for a Healthier Life

Learn how to take control and manage your health with the help of the Diabetes and Nutrition Education team at Berkeley Medical Center.

Our registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators will work with you to create a personalized plan to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Services

The Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center offers services including, but not limited to:

  • Diabetes Education
    • Type 1, Type 2, Pre-Diabetes, and Gestational Diabetes
    • Continual Glucose Monitoring
    • Sensor and Pump Training
    • Insulin and Noninsulin Training
  • Nutrition Education
    • Obesity, Weight Management, and Weight Loss
    • Heart Disease, High Cholesterol
    • Digestive Diseases
    • Food Allergies

We use the most recent practice guidelines to prevent or minimize the complications of diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association has awarded the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Office a four-year certificate of recognition for offering high quality diabetes self-management education. This certification ensures that our program meets the national standards for diabetes self-management education programs.

Patients may be referred to the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Office by their primary care physician, or the provider who is managing their diabetes. Referring physicians who use the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Office for consultations will receive a written patient evaluation and related recommendations. Services also include nutritional support and assessment of clinical nutrition problems.

Our program focuses on the AADE7 Self Care Behaviors (American Association of Diabetes Educators) listed below:

• physical activity
• healthy eating
• taking medication
• monitoring blood glucose
• diabetes self-care related problem solving
• reducing risks of complications
• living and coping with diabetes

Appointments and Location

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 304.596.6839. Please note that a physician referral is required to schedule an appointment.

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Office

1004 Tavern Road, Suite A

Martinsburg, WV 25401