Certified Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at RAMC Physicians Group


RAMC’s Physicians Group now has a Medicare Certified (through the American Association of Diabetes Educators) Diabetes Self-Management Education program.helgeson w.jpg

This certification allows people with diabetes in and around the Reedsburg area increased access to high quality diabetes education services. RAMC’s diabetes education program is comprehensive and taught by diabetes educators, Dee Helgeson and Jessie Phalen. Patients join the program upon referral from their healthcare provider. 

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“AADE’s accreditation assures that an accredited program meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support," says Leslie E. Kolb, RN, BSN, MBA, Accreditation Director for the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program. " RAMC’s Physicians Group Diabetes Program is exactly the type of program we envisioned when we set up our accreditation in 2009.”

 

For more information please call Dee Helgeson, RN, CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator at (608)524-6477.