BOCA RATON, FL – August 16, 2017 – The Outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Education* Program at Boca
Raton Regional Hospital’s Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation
Institute has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes
Association (ADA). The program was first awarded and accredited from the
ADA in 1999.
The ADA Education Recognition effort is a voluntary process which assures
that approved programs have met the national standards for diabetes self-management
education programs. Accreditation and recognition criteria are sent for
consideration every four years for granting excellence in diabetes education
and positive patient outcomes.
The staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Diabetes Center is dedicated
to providing the most comprehensive diabetes program to empower people
with diabetes and their families with support and education. Program participants
are taught, self-care skills that promote better management from knowledgeable
health professionals. Topics discussed include: the disease process, nutritional
management, physical activity, medications, monitoring, prevention, detection
and goal setting.
“Our Outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Education Program focuses
on high-quality education for patient self-care,” said Nancy Talio,
RN, BSN, CDE, CPT, Director of the Program. “Through the support
of our team and increased knowledge and awareness, the patient can assume
part of their disease management responsibility. We are proud to have
earned this recognition once again.”
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital - Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com)
with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health,
emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art
diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive
Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
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