The Diabetes Center offers Diabetes Self-Management Training programs. Both group classes and individual sessions are offered. Our sessions provide a wide range of topics, including meal planning, diabetes medications, how to prevent complications, exercise, and how to make adjustments for daily living. The Diabetes Center uses a team approach for education and counseling, with you as the key member of the team. Registered nurses and registered dietitians, who are also certified diabetes educators, are dedicated to helping each person gain control of their diabetes while maintaining an optimal state of health and well being. Together, the team will design an individualized plan that matches your lifestyle and educational needs.
Diabetes Education programs include:
Comprehensive Diabetes Education: A six-session program for individuals with diabetes and their family members.
Gestational Diabetes Education and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gestational Diabetes: Includes orientation to gestational diabetes, glucose meter instruction and meal planning.
Learning to Take Insulin: A one-session program which includes instructions for the injection of insulin and related topics.