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Health Management and Education

Health Management and Education

Strategies for Control

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 you blood sugar numbers and how you can improve. Explore strategies for blood sugar monitoring. If you have a blood sugar meter please bring it with you to class. Recommended for anyone interested in understanding and improving blood sugar monitoring techniques and strategies. Discussion will include:

  • When to test blood sugar
  • What your readings mean
  • High and low blood sugar
  • Getting the most from monitoring blood sugar at home
  • Effects of daily choices on blood sugar control 

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 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 






August 5 Sacramento Wed 2-4 pm 3630 Business Dr.
August 18 Rancho Cordova Tues 9-11 am Conference Room
September 3 Sacramento Thurs 5-7 pm Ellison Center Rm 3010A
September 10 Auburn Thurs 9-11 am Conference Room
October 7 Sacramento Wed 9-11 am 3630 Business Dr.
October 19 Elk Grove Mon 9-11 am Conference Room
November 2 Sacramento Mon 2-4 pm 3630 Business Dr.
Novembder 18 Carmichael Wed 2-4 pm Conference Room
December 8 Sacramento Tues 5-7 pm Ellison Center Rm 3010A

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.