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20-Jan-15 Accreditation Renewal



January 20, 2015

Diabetes Concepts, LLC renews their accreditation with AADE

Paterson, New Jersey, January 20, 2015–Diabetes Concepts, LLC has renewed their accredited diabetes education program with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Residents in the Passaic County area will continue to have access to quality diabetes education services.

“Accreditation confirms Diabetes Concepts’ commitment to quality in the care of individuals with diabetes”. Said Dorothy Ozurumba, RN, NP-C, BC-ADM, CDE—Program Director.

Diabetes self-management education is a process led by a diabetes educator that helps people with prediabetes or diabetes learn how to self-manage their condition. The goal is to equip each person with the necessary knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions about their diabetes. Accreditation ensures that each program meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.

Diabetes Concepts, LLC, located at 680 Broadway, Suite 507, Paterson, NJ, will be offering group diabetes education classes on a weekly basis. One-on-one classes are also available.

“Diabetes education is moving out of traditional settings like hospitals and into the community where patients are seeking care. AADE’s accreditation program was created to provide structure and confidence to these sites to ensure patients are getting the quality diabetes education that they deserve to self-manage their conditions,” said Leslie Kolb MBA, BSN, RN-- Director of Accreditation at AADE. “Diabetes Concepts, LLC is exactly the type of program we envisioned when we created DEAP in 2009. Congratulations of your renewal!”

If you would like more information on the accreditation process through AADE, please contact Peter Kim at (800) 338-3633 x4861 or email DEAP@aadenet.org

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