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Nurse Practitioner coordinates Cucamonga Valley Medical Group Diabetes Education Program
6-week series of classes offered to Spanish-speaking CVMG patients
By: Cucamonga Valley Medical Group
CVMG Nurse Practitioner Sarah Tamayo-Perez is the coordinator of the free 90-minute classes offered to CVMG Spanish-speaking patients. The classes will begin at 6 p.m. each week at CVMG's North Fontana location at 16465 Sierra Lakes Parkway, Suite 300, Fontana.
Certified Diabetes Educator Noe Lopez, RN, and Maria Rojas, Hispanic community educator are instructors during the classes.
"The classes are a valuable asset available to patients," said Rahmi Mowjood, D.O., of Cucamonga Valley Medical Group. "These classes will include information about disease management, life style changes, risks and overall efforts to help control and manage this condition."
Twenty-five qualifying patients enrolled in the first class. Educational materials provided by the American Diabetes Association will be utilized throughout the classes in the program.
"We have full confidence in Noe Lopez and Maria Rojas' abilities and creativity in presenting the material," said program coordinator Tamayo-Perez. "We are excited about this opportunity to help our patients better understand and manage this disease."
Mike Delgado, Communications Manager