Group Diabetes Classes: Class One

Group dia­betes class­es are for peo­ple with dia­betes who want to learn about and live well with dia­betes. These class­es are taught by cer­ti­fied dia­betes edu­ca­tor, dieti­tians. Please bring your blood glu­cose meter and log­book to classes.

Class 1 Overview:

  • Basic knowl­edge about dia­betes, risk fac­tors, types of dia­betes and what caus­es it
  • Blood sug­ar test­ing tar­gets and guide­lines and defin­ing the A1c test 
  • How dia­betes is treat­ed and goals of treatment
  • Mon­i­tor­ing blood glucose
  • Effect of phys­i­cal activ­i­ty and guidelines
  • High and low blood glu­cose management
  • Sick day management
  • Set­ting per­son­al goals

Ques­tions: Please send a MyChart mes­sage to your dia­betes educator/​dietitian if you questions.