Pittsfield: BMC offers diabetes classes

Tuesday September 11, 2012

The Diabetes Education program at Berkshire Medical Center is offering classes in October and November for those with diabetes, focusing on a wide range of issues.

There are four classes scheduled on consecutive Tuesdays in October, Oct. 2 to 23, each running from 6 to 8 p.m. at the BHS Diabetes Education program offices at 510 North St.

The November classes are held on Wednesdays, Nov. 7 to Dec. 5, with the exception of Nov. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m., also at 510 North St.

The classes are open to anyone age 18 and over with diabetes, and the cost of the classes is covered by most insurance programs.

Pre-registration and pre-qualification are required for either series of classes. Call the Diabetes Education program at (413) 395-7942 to enroll, or register online on the Berkshire Health Systems website, www.berkshirehealthsystems.org, click on the Calendar link. Interested individuals should enroll as soon as possible.


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