UPMC St. Margaret Offers Diabetes Management Classes

WHAT: A series of diabetes management classes are now open for registration. The educational sessions are split over two days.  Program Cost: Insurance will be billed. Participants should check with their insurance company to find out if they are covered. A prescription is required. Topics include: Nutrition and meal planning Medications Monitoring and pattern control Being active Setting … Read more…

Choosing and enrolling into a CHC Plan

This is the second article in a series about Community HealthChoices. Community HealthChoices is a new Medicaid program that will start in southwestern Pennsylvania on January 1 (in Pennsylvania, our Medicaid program is called Medical Assistance). It will affect tens of thousands of older adults and people with disabilities who live in this 14 county … Read more…

Heart-smart eating is a lifestyle

February is Heart Month! Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but also the month that the American Heart Association puts added focus on a heart-smart lifestyle. Heart Month has been a calendar event since 1963 and was reinvigorated in 2004 with the Go Red for Women Campaign. In spite of the advances we have seen in prevention … Read more…