Diabetes...Take Charge


Columbia Memorial Hospital's Diabetes . . . Take Charge Program has been accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators for quality Diabetes Self-Management Education. Our team consists of Certified Diabetes Educators and Registered Dietitians. Diabetes Self-Management Education is the cornerstone of care for all individuals with diabetes who want to achieve optimal health. Our program is designed to meet your personal needs by providing you with the correct information and skills to manage your diabetes. It is designed to put you in charge of your diabetes and lead to successful outcomes.


Chatham Office:
31 Dardess Drive
Chatham, NY 12037
Fax: 518.697.7300
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Catskill Office:
Greene Medical Arts Building
Suite C 201
159 Jefferson Heights
Catskill, NY 12414
Fax: 518.697.7300
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The path to better health and independence

A diabetes educator :
Helps you learn new skills

Creates your
individual plan

Assists you in problem
solving (to achieve good
blood glucose control)

Provides emotional
support by addressing
your fears, concerns and
special needs
Individual and
group classes for adults with:
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Gestational Diabetes

Medical Nutritional Therapy

Chronic kidney disease

Refresher diabetes classes available
Self-care lessons
include :
Healthy eating
Being active
Taking medication
Problem solving
Healthy coping
Reducing risks

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