Learn how to work with your diabetes, not against it.

If you have diabetes, the Putnam Hospital Center Diabetes Self-Management program can help you learn the self-care skills that can enhance your treatment regimen and promote better health. Taught by a certified diabetes nurse educator and a registered dietitian, this program offers individual or group instruction to those newly diagnosed with the disease or long-term diabetic patients who would like a refresher.

This comprehensive program covers:

  • Diabetes overview
  • Monitoring blood glucose
  • Nutritional management
  • Preventing, detecting and treating acute and chronic complications
  • Incorporating physical activity
  • Dealing with stress and social adjustment
  • Goal setting and problem solving to promote health
  • Promoting preconception care for pregnancy and gestational diabetes, when applicable
For more information, please call the Putnam Hospital Center Diabetes Self-Management Program at (845) 279-5711, Ext. 2779.

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The diabetes self-management program is run by certified diabetes nurse educators and registered dietitians.

The Prediabetes Program is led by lifestyle coaches Roufia Payman, supervisor of outpatient nutrition education and Wellness Center exercise specialist Marie Monroe.

Roufia Payman, DT, CDN

Roufia Payman, DT, CDN
Roufia is Supervisor of Outpatient Nutrition Counseling and a diabetes lifestyle coach at Northern Dutchess Hospital. She leads the New Leaf, Get Real Weight Results, and Fun Food Fitness programs as well as the Bariatric Support Group at NDH. Roufia has also worked on several healthy community initiatives including program changes within the Red Hook, Rhinebeck and Hyde Park school systems. She is also a coordinating team member of the Poughkeepsie Plenty Program. Roufia is a guest columnist for Hudson Valley Parent and the Topricin magazine and has been featured in several regional news publications.
31 Springbrook Park
Rhinebeck, NY  12572
(845) 876-4432
670 Stoneleigh Avenue
Carmel, NY  10512
Diabetes Self-Management Program...
(845) 279-5711, Ext. 2779

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