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
January 1/10/18 1/17/18 1/24/18 1/31/18
February 2/7/18 2/14/18 2/21/18 2/28/18
March/April 3/21/18 3/28/18 4/4/18 4/11/18
May 5/9/18 5/16/18 5/23/18 5/30/18
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

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
January/February 1/11/18 1/18/18 1/25/18 2/1/18
February 2/8/18 2/15/18 2/22/18 3/1/18
March/April 3/22/18 3/29/18 4/5/18 4/12/18
May 5/3/18 5/10/18 5/17/18 5/24/18
June 6/7/18 6/14/18 6/21/18 6/28/18
July 7/12/18 7/19/18 7/26/18 8/2/18

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.