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Diabetes Self Management
Let’s Get Started is a 2 hour basic diabetes class for patients newly diagnosed or wishing to learn updated diabetes self-management skills.
Topics covered in the class include:
- Understanding basic diabetes physiology
- Basic nutritionion concepts
- Target blood sugar ranges
- Identifying high and low blood sugars
- The benefits of physical activity
Strategies for Control is a 2 hour practical workshop focusing on the tools and techniques needed to be your own diabetes self-manager. Learn how food choices, activity, medications and more impact your blood sugar numbers and how you can improve. Explore strategies for blood sugar monitoring. If you have a blood sugar meter please bring it to class. Discussion will include:
- When to test blood sugar
- What your readings mean
- High and low blood sugar
- Getting the most from monitoring your blood sugar at home
- Effects of daily choices on daily blood sugar control
Dining with Diabetes is a 2 hour class focusing on diabetes nutrition basics.Participants who take this class are eligible for the Dining with Diabetes: Advanced course.Taught by a registered dietician, this class covers topics such as:
- Basic carbohydrate counting
- Meal timing
- Portion control
- Label reading
- General eating away from home
Dining with Diabetes: Advanced is a 2 hour interactive diabetes workshop taught by a registered dietitian. Participants will learn advanced skills using example food records and then design personal menus aimed to meet their needs.
In Charge and In Control is a comprehensive diabetes series. Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the national standards for diabetes self-management education. The class takes place over four 2-hour and15-minute sessions or two 4-hour and 15-minute sessions. Topics covered in the class include:
Understanding diabtes physiology
- Self care
- Physical activity
- Foot care
- Complications and action plans
Recharge Workshop is a 2 hour workshop taught by a certified diabetes educator. The course reviews self-care strategies and participants will receive updates on diabetes information. It is designed as a follow-up course for patients who have attended multiple classes, including In Charge and In Control, and may need to be re-energized about their diabetes self care. Recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
RN Individual Diabetes Education is an appointment with a Registered Nurse specialized in diabetes education to address recurring hypo/hyperglycemia, monitoring strategies, medication management, initiation of insulin injections, or other diabetes related issues. The educator works with the patient and the primary care provider to customize a regimen that fits the individual’s lifestyle. Cost: Subject to Co-payment if required