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Diabetes Education Community Resources


"Live Well With Diabetes" Class

This diabetes self-management class, recognized by the American Diabetes Association, gives individuals an overview of diabetes and educates them on blood glucose monitoring, carbohydrate counting, meal planning, medication and insulin administration, the benefits of exercising, and the importance of preventing diabetes complications. Participants return for follow-up lab work  and education/support at 4 and 8 months. This class is for individuals diagnosed with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Classes are held weekly with options that include a six-hour one-day class, a series of four two-hour classes and classes in Spanish, face to face and online. Throughout the year, series classes are held at workplaces, churches or other selected locations. Learn more.

Diabetes and Pregnancy classes are designed for expectant mothers-to-be diagnosed with gestational diabetes, often referred to as Gestational Diabetes Education, are specialized educational programs designed to provide guidance and support for pregnant individuals who have diabetes. These classes aim to help manage diabetes during pregnancy, ensure the health of both the mother and the baby, and prevent potential complications. 

Two-hour classes are held weekly, face to face, online, in English and Spanish. A two week follow up phone call is done with an invitation to a biannual Meet the Baby Event. This event provides additional health and wellness education.

Family Night Support Group

These monthly events provide participants of our Managing Your Diabetes class, and their family members, with continued diabetes education. Each month past participants are invited to attend to hear a featured guest speaker and learn more about diabetes related topics. No cost.


Last edited by: jacobwde 09/21/2023

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