Education for Self-Management

This course consists of four sessions in a group setting. Day and evening classes are available. Your support person is encouraged to attend. Classes are taught by a registered nurse (R.N.) and a registered dietitian (R.D.).

Learn How to:

  • Self manage your diabetes

Topics Include:

  • Facts about diabetes
  • Stress management
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Exercise
  • Travel/vacations/holidays
  • Medications
  • Meal planning/food choices
  • Illness/emergencies
  • Complications/risk
  • Research/resources
  • Foot and skin care

Class Dates and Times:

Day Series – Class Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Note: Class #3 is a 1 hour 1:1 Session with the Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian (time is undetermined until class #1 or #2)

Month Class #1 Class #2 Class #3 Class #4
June 6/6/18 6/13/18 6/20/18 6/27/18
July 7/11/18 7/18/18 7/25/18 8/1/18
September 9/12/18 9/19/18 9/26/18 10/3/18
October/November 10/24/18 10/31/18 11/7/18 11/14/18
November/December 11/28/18 12/5/18 12/12/18 12/19/18

Total class times for the series – (10 Hours)

Evening Series – Class Times: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Note: Class #3 is a 1 hour 1:1 Session with the Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian (time is undetermined until class #1 or #2)

Month Class #1 Class #2 Class #3 Class #4
July 7/12/18 7/19/18 7/26/18 8/2/18
September 9/13/18 9/20/18 9/27/18 10/4/18
October/November 10/25/18 11/1/18 11/8/18 11/15/18
November/December 11/29/18 12/6/18 12/13/18 12/20/18

Total class times for the series – (10 Hours)

Cost/ Coverage

  • $1020/person. Physician referral is required. Usually covered by medical insurance or medical coupons.
  • Usually covered partially or fully by Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurances with a physician referral. Check with your insurance.

Physician Referral (required)

Referral Form

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Diabetes Services at 206.668.1564.