• Diabetes Program

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    Diabetes Education Program: Self Management Training for Diabetes

    • A comprehensive education service to assist you with diabetes self management to the best of your ability.
    • A visit with the Certified Diabetes Educator or Diabetes Nurse Educator can provide you with the tools and information needed to manage your diabetes.
    • Diabetes Education in based on The 7 Self-Care Behaviors recommended by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). These behaviors can help you with your daily diabetes care plan. The seven behaviors are Healthy Eating, Being Active, Monitoring, Taking Medications, Problem Solving, Reducing Risk, and Healthy Coping.

    This Program is for You If...

    • You have diabetes.
    • Your health care provider recommends you learn more about diabetes management.
    • You want to learn more about diabetes management.

    More about us….

    • Certified Diabetes Educators or Diabetes Nurse Educators work under the supervision of an Endocrinologist, collaborate with primary care physicians, and dietitians, for optimal management of your diabetes care.
    • Our diabetes educators will meet with you for a private consultation to personalize your care.
    • Our program follows the American Association of Diabetes Educators, also know as the AADE, recognition guidelines. The AADE Guidelines for Practice of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training are being nationally recognized.


    • Variable clinic hours are available for individual appointments.
    • Group sessions are offered in several locations
    • Call (607) 547-3649 or (315) 867-2786.


    • As occurs with other Bassett appointments, we will submit charges to your insurance carrier. You may be responsible for a co payment or other charges, if not covered.

    Family members or domestic partners that attend may do so free of charge.

    Diabetes education services:

    Canajoharie Health Center (518) 673-5555
    Cobleskill Regional Hospital (607) 547-6986
    Bassett Medical Center/Cooperstown (607) 547-3300
    Delhi Health Center (607) 746-0550
    Hamilton Specialty Services (315) 824-0161 
    Herkimer Health Center (315) 867-2700
    Little Falls Primary Care (315) 823-4546
    Oneonta Health Center (607) 433-1790
    Unadilla Health Center (607) 369-2271
    Walton Health Center (607) 865-6541
    O'Connor Hospital (607) 746-0300

    Locations that offer consultations with an endocrinologist:

    Bassett Medical Center, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown
    Cobleskill Regional Hospital, 178 Grandview Drive, Cobleskill
    Herkimer Health Center, 321 E. Albany Street, Herkimer
    Norwich Health Center, 55 Calvary Drive, Norwich

    To make an appointment

    For Cooperstown: (607) 547-3300
    For Delhi: (607) 547-3300
    For Herkimer: (607) 547-3300
    For Cobleskill: (607) 547-3300

    O'Connor Hospital's Diabetes Support Group

    O'Connor Hospital's Diabetes Support Group meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 10 am, in the Conference Room on the First Floor.  This group discusses a variety of topics about diabetes, including nutrition information with our registered dietician, as well as provides a supportive environment for those suffering with diabetes. Anyone with diabetes, pre-diabetes or a concerned loved one who would like to learn more is welcome to attend for FREE. 

    We will meet in the Board Conference Room on the following dates:

    Monday, March 18, 2019 – 10am-11am

    Monday, April 15, 2019   – 10am-11am

    Monday, May 20, 2019– 10am -11am