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Health Management and Education

Health Management and Education

In Charge & In Control

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 diabetes physiology
  • Self-care
  • Nutrition
  • Medication
  • Physical activity
  • Foot care
  • Complications and action plans

The classes are open to UC Davis Health System Patients and Employees. These classes are offered in the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center (Ellison Building) in Sacramento and the UC Davis Medical Group clinics. Please view the class schedule then contact your doctor’s office or call (916) 734-0718 to sign up.

Class Schedule

2015 Location Day Time Room
*August 8 & 15 Sacramento Sat 9am-1:15pm Ellison Center Rm 3010A
September 3, 10, 17, & 24 Sacramento Thurs 5-7:15pm Ellison Center Rm 3030C
*September 12 & 19 Auburn Sat 9am-1:15pm Conference Room
October 1, 8, 15, & 22 Folsom Thurs 2-4:15pm Conference Room
*October 19 & 26 Sacramento Mon 1-5:15pm Ellison Center Rm 3010A
*November 5 & 12 Sacramento Thurs 3-7:15pm Ellison Center Rm 3030C

*Condensed 2 session series, class is offered in two weeks with 4 hour, 15 minute sessions.

Please note: all classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is insufficient. In the event of a cancellation, all enrolled individuals will be notified prior to the start of the class.