Education Programs

Western Suburbs

Charles River Medical Associates

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Charles River Medical Framingham 600 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01720
508-848-2190
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org

Staff RN
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org
Staff RD's
Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, LDN
508-848-2154
spradhan@pchi,partners.org
Marie Ann Washek, RD, LDN
mawashek@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Scheduler: TBA

Program Details:
Individual and group classes
The two-week class is for newly diagnosed; A1c < 8; with week one focusing on diabetes; week two on nutrition.
The four-week class utilizes Conversation Maps
Group Classes: Yes
Group classes are normally offered twice monthly alternating day/evening. We offer a 4-week (2 hr each) class and a 2-week (2 hr each) basics class
Evening Appt: Yes, with an RD
1-2 times/mo when we are not offering classes: 4p, 6:30 is last appt time
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups:
Not at present, possibly in the spring
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Charles River Medical Natick 67 Union St
Natick, MA 01760
508-848-2190
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org

Staff RN
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org
Staff RD's
Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, LDN
508-848-2154
spradhan@pchi,partners.org
Marie Ann Washek, RD, LDN
mawashek@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Scheduler: TBA

Program Details:
Individual and group classes
The two-week class is for newly diagnosed; A1c < 8; with week one focusing on diabetes; week two on nutrition.
The four-week class utilizes Conversation Maps
Group Classes: Yes
Group classes are normally offered twice monthly alternating day/evening. We offer a 4-week (2 hr each) class and a 2-week (2 hr each) basics class
Evening Appt: Yes, with an RD
1-2 times/mo when we are not offering classes: 4p, 6:30 is last appt time
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups:
Not at present, possibly in the spring
RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Charles River Medical Marlborough 246 Maple St
Marlborough, MA 01752
508-848-2190
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org

Staff RN
Sandra Krafsig, RN, MS, CDE
508-848-2190
skrafsig@ pchi.partners.org
Staff RD's
Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, LDN
508-848-2154
spradhan@pchi,partners.org
Marie Ann Washek, RD, LDN
mawashek@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Scheduler: TBA

Program Details:
Individual and group classes
The two-week class is for newly diagnosed; A1c < 8; with week one focusing on diabetes; week two on nutrition.
The four-week class utilizes Conversation Maps
Group Classes: Yes
Group classes are normally offered twice monthly alternating day/evening. We offer a 4-week (2 hr each) class and a 2-week (2 hr each) basics class
Evening Appt: Yes, with an RD
1-2 times/mo when we are not offering classes: 4p, 6:30 is last appt time
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups:
Not at present, possibly in the spring

Emerson

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Emerson Elizabeth Smith Agarwal Diabetes Center 54 Baker Ave Ext., suite 104 B
Concord, MA 01742
978-287-8590
Cheryl Laundry, RN, BS, CDE
978-287-3859
claundry@emersonhosp.org

Staff RN
Staff RD's
Ena Sandler, MS, RD, LDN
978-287-3782
Other Pertinent Staff:
n/a

Program Details:
1 hour intake, 6 hour class
Group Classes: Yes
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: Yes

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Newton-Wellesley Newton-Wellesley Hospital 2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02462
617-243-6144
Kathleen Casper, RN,CDE, M. Ed
617-243-6144
kcasper@partners.org

Staff RN's
Kathleen Casper, RN, CDE, M.Ed
617-243-6144
kcasper@partners.org
Ann Kennefick, RNC, NP, MSN, CDE
akennefick@partners.org
Staff RD's
Leslie Cordella-Simon, M.Ed, RD, LDN, CDE
lcordella-simon@partners.org
Meryl Lindenberg,MS,RD,CDE
mlindenberg@partners.org
Other Pertinent Staff
n/a

Program Details:
Initial 30 - 60 mins,
3+ follow-up visits,
RD visits based on need.
Q 3 - 6 month f/u visits
Group Classes: Yes
Evening Appt: No
Weekend Appt: No, only group classes
Bilingual Educators: No
Support Groups: Yes

 

Tri-County Medical Associates

RSO   Site Address Coordinator
Tri-County Medical Associates Milford Regional Hospital 14 Prospect Street
Milford, MA 01757
508-422-2396
Jo Fleming, RN, CDE
508-422-2396
jfleming@milreg.org

Staff RN
Caron Grupposo, RN, CDE
cgrupposo@milreg.org
AnnDesantis, RN, CDE
adesantis@milreg.org
Sue Kutenplon, RN, CDE
skutenplon@milreg.org
Staff RD's
Charmaine Vincent-Haan, RD, CDE
cvincenthaan@milreg.org
Kerri Steinberg, RD
ksteinberg@milreg.org
Other Pertinent Staff
Jen Tomaso, Secretary
508 422-2085 for appointments

Program Details:
1 hr initial indivual appointment with a 1/2-1 hour follow-up.
Group Classes: Yes
Yes: New diagnosis classes during day & evening hours. Every other month – 4 part series for qualifying individuals
Evening Appt: Yes
Weekend Appt: No
Bilingual Educators: No
No- Interpreter services available for Spanish & Portuguese clients
Support Groups: Yes