Diabetes Education: Group Classes- 4 Week Sessions (Thursdays)

The Great River Diabetes Education Program offers four-week group diabetes classes for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required.

Class topics include:

  • Types of diabetes
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Controlling blood pressure, cholesterol and weight
  • Coping with chronic disease
  • Developing healthy habits
  • Exercise
  • Managing blood sugars
  • Medicines
  • Monitoring and understanding blood-sugar readings
  • Proper eating for diabetes
  • Reducing risks for diabetes-related health problems

Certified diabetes educators – a registered nurse and a registered dietitian – will assess needs for specific information and skills, teach self-care and provide continuing help. The fee for the class series is covered by most insurance companies. A family member or friend is encouraged to attend at no additional cost.

Date
Time

May 17, 2018 at 2:30pm 5/17/2018 3/28/2018

1221 S. Gear Ave.
West Burlington, IA 52655
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Registration Type: Call to Register

Registration Info: 319-768-4165