Apple Drugs your Diabetes Headquarters

Individual / Group Classes


Diabetes-Debbie-&-JohnApple Diabetes Center/Core Clinical Care provides education to help you manage your blood sugar, diet, and fitness routine. John Motsko and Geoff Twigg, certified diabetes educators, can tailor any program to your personal diabetes needs. During each counseling session, patients learn about nutrition, lifestyle changes and diabetic products. Customers also learn about the different types of blood glucose meters and the importance of testing each meter to make sure it is functioning properly.  A physician’s referral is required for these services but just give us a call and we can take care of getting the referral from your doctor.  

Services include:

  • One-on-one counseling
  • Diabetes group education Diabetes Class
  • Insulin pump education
  • Glucose meter instruction/Data review
  • Continuous glucose monitoring 

Before attending the classes, Certified Diabetes Educator, John Motsko, RPh, CDE will meet one on one with each individual with diabetes for an “Assessment”. He will perform a meter review, go through labs and chart notes, and then schedule them in a class. 

Classes will be held at Apple Discount Drugs on 404 N. Fruitland Blvd. Salisbury, MD 21801. These classes are accredited through the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Everyone must preregister.

Group classes consist of a total of 9 hours.  Three weeks in a row each month. Evening and afternoon classes rotate each month.

Class 1

Understanding Diabetes: Deep understanding of Diabetes, and tips to help you be engaged in diabetes self-management

Blood Glucose Monitoring   Why and how to check your blood sugar how to get the best from blood glucose testing.  Innovations in home monitoring available soon

Activity: Discuss activity as the key to improving your blood sugars and improving your health.

 

Class 2

Healthy eating: Understanding food types and why/what you eat,  Planning for nutritional success to control your weight and blood sugar

Diabetes Medications     Understanding the medications you take for diabetes, how to take them for the best benefit and new options for medication choices

Risk reduction:  What you should be doing to reduce the risk of diabetes complications.

 

Class 3

Problem Solving and Healthy Coping   Learn how to cope with a chronic condition and how to solve issues preventing you from gaining good control

Resources   Learn about resources available to you to help you manage diabetes.  Electronic and printed materials are discussed

Summary:   A review of the past 8 hours of instruction and question/ discussion  opportunity

Goal setting    Time to set your goals for action steps you are going to take to take charge of your diabetes moving forward

 

Individual Sessions are also available for individuals with special learning needs or physical limitations.

For more information or to preregister please contact:

John Motsko, RPh, CDE 410-749-8401, option 5

Or email him at john@appledrugs.com

 

 


Apple Discount Drugs - 404A N. Fruitland Blvd., Salisbury, MD 21801
Tel (410) 749-8401   Toll Free (800) 424-8401

Apple Discount Drugs #2 - 1210 Nanticoke Rd., Unit 11, Salisbury, MD 21801
Tel (410) 543-8401  

Apple Discount Drugs #4 - 314 Franklin Ave., Suite 600, Berlin, MD 21811
Tel (410) 641-3130   Toll Free (800) 654-7023

Apple Infusion, Inc. - 404B N. Fruitland Blvd. Salisbury, MD 21801
Tel (410) 860-1669   Toll Free (877) 860-1669

Advantage Medical, Inc. - Four Corner Plaza, 25328 Lankford Highway, Onley, VA 23418
Tel (757) 789-5092   Toll Free (800) 929-7030

Snow Hill Pharmacy - 5610 Market Street, Unit 2, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Tel (410) 632-3500