Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Session

Mercy Health — St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital
1044 Belmont Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44501
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Through individual face to face or individual virtual education sessions, our ADA Recognized program has a diabetes team of registered nurses and registered dietitians who will teach you how to:

  • Follow a meal plan
  • Choose healthy foods from each food group
  • Take insulin or other medications your doctor prescribed
  • Add exercise to your routine to help control blood sugar and weight
  • Check and record blood sugar levels using a glucose meter
  • Recognize the symptoms of high or low blood sugar
  • Set goals you can meet
  • Reduce the risk of diabetes complications (e.g., heart disease, eye problems)
  • Cope with stress
  • Work on problem solving

Call or email Deborah Hlad 330-480-2676 to register.