Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Hosts Two-Day Diabetes Bootcamp in March

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital will host a Diabetes Bootcamp March 12, 8am until 2pm (lunch provided), and March 13, 8am until 12pm. Participants will learn everything they need to know about diabetes in one weekend. This two-day accredited diabetes education program will cover topics such as: Healthy Coping, Being Active, Medications, Monitoring, Reducing Risk Factors, and Healthy Eating.

Measures to ensure the safety of our patients and instructors will be taken, including: Temperature and symptom check upon entry to hospital, maximum number of 8 in the class, 6 feet between each participant, mask requirement for each participant and instructor, lunch area provided to facilitate social distancing while eating, and classroom disinfected after each class. Those interested must preregister for this program by Tuesday, March 8; no walk-ins will be accepted. An in-person or phone interview is required before attending the program. For more information or to register, please call (716) 592-9643. 

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital’s ongoing community and patient education services include prediabetes and diabetes courses and support groups and smoking cessation programs