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
September 2017 9/13/17 9/20/17 9/27/17 10/4/17
October/November 2017 10/25/17 11/1/17 11/8/17 11/15/17
November/December 2017 11/29/17 12/6/17 12/13/17 12/20/17

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
September 2017 9/12/17 9/19/17 9/26/17 10/3/17
October 2017 10/17/17 10/24/17 10/31/17 11/7/17
November/December 2017 11/28/17 12/5/17 12/12/17 12/19/17

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.