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News Great Falls Clinic, LLP Comprehensive Diabetes Program Becomes an AADE-Accredited Diabetes Education Program

Comprehensive Diabetes Program, Great Falls Clinic, LLP was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This will allow residents in and around Great Falls, MT increased access to critical diabetes education services.

Diabetes education as a collaborative process through which people with or at risk for diabetes gain the knowledge and skills needed to modify behavior and successfully self-manage the disease and its related conditions. It is provided by diabetes educators.

Comprehensive Diabetes Program, Great Falls Clinic, LLP located at 1400 29th St. So., Great Falls, MT will be offering diabetes education classes at Great Falls Clinic Specialty Building by referral and appointment.

Program Coordinator, Kristen Draskovic states, “Diabetes is a growing concern in our community and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to provide education and training to empower people to understand and improve their health.”

“Trends show that diabetes education is moving out of the hospital and into the community, so AADE’s accreditation program was created, in part, to encourage diabetes education where the patient is seeking care,” said Leslie E. Kolb, RN, BSN, MBA, Program Director, Diabetes Education Accreditation Program.  “The Comprehensive Diabetes Program, Great Falls Clinic, LLP is exactly the type of program we envisioned when we set up our accreditation program in 2009.”

 

Contact:
Kristen Draskovic LRD, RN, MSW
Diabetes Coordinator
Great Falls Clinic, LLP
406-268-3932
Kristen.Draskovic@gfclinic.com

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