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Diabetes Education


Group  

 For the person just diagnosed with diabetes or the person who needs better control of their blood sugar.
Two sessions, 3 hours each, follow-up support is included.

Topics:

  • What diabetes is, causes, symptoms and treatment options
  • How diabetes medications work
  • The importance of regular exercise
  • Meal planning and carbohydrate counting
  • Blood testing
  • Managing meals, exercise and blood testing
  • How complications develop and how to prevent or control
  • Blood glucose monitors

Requires a physician referral, please contact your primary care provider.


Individual

 For people with special needs such as vision or hearing impairments, language or cultural barriers or other challenges.
Content of the class is the same as the group diabetes class.

Requires physician referral, please contact your primary care provider.


Gestational (Pregnancy) Diabetes

 For the pregnant woman diagnosed with diabetes during her pregnancy, we provide:

  • Education about gestational diabetes
  • Meal planning
  • Exercise
  • Blood glucose monitoring, if needed

Requires physician referral, please contact your primary care provider.





 
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