Classes & Support Groups

Diabetes Education

Educational topics covered in the Diabetes Self-Management Outpatient Education Program include:

  • Individualized meal planning, weight control,

    carbohydrate counting

  • Medication and insulin (if appropriate) 

  • Physical activity

  • Self-monitoring blood glucose

  • Managing high and low blood sugars

  • Intensive insulin management

  • Insulin pump therapy

  • Prevention and early detection of diabetes complications and diabetes emergencies

  • Stress management, risk reduction, and problem solving


This program provides education to individuals and families with:

  • Type 1

  • Type 2

  • Gestational diabetes (diabetes found during pregnancy)

  • Pre-diabetes

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Those requiring changes in their diabetes treatment plan

  • Individuals newly diagnosed

  • Those looking for assistance to better manage their diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Education

The Gestational Diabetes Education Program teaches individuals how to manage one of the most common metabolic disorders of pregnancy. By controlling blood glucose levels, mothers-to-be have a greater assurance of having a healthy baby.