515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
(716) 373-2600

Olean General Hospital

Diabetes Self-Management Education Support services


American Diabetes Association


Olean General Hospital's Diabetes Self-Management and Support Services is designed as a comprehensive program addressing all aspects of diabetes self-management.

Olean General Hospital was the first diabetes education program in Western New York to be recognized by the American Diabetes Association. The program has been continuously recognized for meeting the ADA's stringent quality criteria since March 1993.

Classes will resume in July. However, due to COVID-19, all classes/meetings are limited to 10 people. 

Group Classes

Each patient is provided an initial assessment session to determine their personal educational needs prior to attending class. Classes are offered at least eight times per year and are held once a week for three weeks. Many insurances pay for all or part of the cost.

Diabetes Self-Management Education/Support Services Workshops 2020

Individual Counseling

Individual counseling is available for pediatric or gestational diabetes, as well as based on patient needs.

Program features

Diabetes services focus on the AADE7 self care behaviors that are essential for improved health and a better quality of life.

  • healthy eating
  • being active
  • monitoring
  • problem solving
  • taking medications
  • healthy coping
  • reducing risks


Please contact the Diabetes Department at (716) 375-4127 or email to learn more about our services for diabetes management.


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