TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME FOR FREE!
Managing your diabetes can be overwhelming. At Tarrytown Pharmacy, we provide the support and information you need to live well with diabetes - all in one easy place. We are proud to offer online Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES) - one of the few accredited DSMES programs in Austin, TX – to our community and beyond. Register for online classes NOW!
*Tarrytown Pharmacy is an accredited provider of this service through the American Association of Diabetes Education Specialists (ADCES)
*Every participant gets a 1-on-1 consultation with a licensed pharmacist where you will set personalized and attainable goals
*Includes FOUR group education & support sessions where you'll get the direction, resources, and support you need to succeed
*Designed specifically to help people with diabetes tackle commonly faced issues
*It's convenient! All sessions are online and easily done from HOME!
*Learn from others in a small, personalized online group class
*FREE for Medicare participants, and with a doctor's referral, most insurance plans will help cover the cost.
"This is an excellent program and a much more comprehensive approach than what I received from my doctor and dietician. Very helpful and instilled a sense of purpose to pursue my goals"
"Learning this information has helped me modify my diet in useful, rather than haphazard ways."
FREE FOR MEDICARE PARTICIPANTS!
Did you know your Medicare coverage will pay for up to 10 hours of DSMES provided by an accredited program? This means that most people over 65 can receive this service for $0 at Tarrytown Pharmacy!
Not Medicare eligible? No worries! Our pharmacist will go over pricing before enrollment.
Our next DSMES program will be in May and June 2022. Sessions are held virtually on Monday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 PM CST. Please see below for specific dates.
-Session 1: September 19th
-Session 2: September 26th
-Session 3: October 3rd
-Session 4: October 10th
Session 4: Medications
Our pharmacists are the medication experts and have a wealth of knowledge to share with you about the medications you use to manage diabetes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What do the diabetes management classes include?
* A virtual one-on-one session with one of our knowledgeable pharmacists to discuss your goals four one-hour virtual group education sessions on topics crucial to diabetes management
*Session 1: Heart Health and Diabetes
*Session 2: Food and Fitness
*Session 3: Managing Complications
*Session 4: Medications
Q: Who can participate?
A: Anyone with Type-1, Type-2, or gestational diabetes can enroll
Q: What is the cost?
A: For patients 65 years and older with Medicare coverage, participation in these sessions are no cost to you. Medicare covers the cost at 100%. For patients with private insurance, there is a chance your insurance can cover part or all of the cost. **Individual plans may vary. For patients that would like to participate out-of-pocket, the value of the full set of classes is $350
Q: What is the goal of participating in DSMES?
A: By the end of the program our participants will be able to manage their diabetes from every perspective, not just with medications, and will gain the knowledge needed to take charge of their own health.