Diabetic Self-Management Training Sessions

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Sessions that teach the skills needed to improve clinical outcomes, health status and quality of life for people with Diabetes.

Designed to ensure better health for all of our diabetic patients, SouthCoast Health is pleased to offer classes that will help you to become more knowledgeable about diabetes and will empower you to partner with your physician to manage your healthcare. You will continue to see your primary care physician for routine office visits; however, you will now have access to a team of healthcare professionals and classes available throughout the month.

Our diabetic self-management training sessions are lead by healthcare professionals in a group setting with other diabetic patients and their family members. Classes are presented on a variety of topics related to living with diabetes.

Healthy Eating

A healthy diet can help prevent, control, and even reverse diabetes. Guidance with a meal plan helps you decide the kinds of food you can choose to eat at meals and snack times.

Being Active

Find out why activity is important for your diabetes treatment, and learn different ways to bring more exercise into your daily life.

Medicine

Some people with diabetes require medications to help manage blood sugar levels. There are a number of medications used to treat people with diabetes. You will learn about the different types of medications, how they are taken, how they work, side effects and more.

Blood Sugar Tracking

Blood glucose (blood sugar) monitoring is the main tool you have to check your diabetes control. This check tells you your blood glucose level at any one time. Keeping a log of your levels is vital. Receive a free monitor at your class!

 
Insurance Coverage - Diabetic Self-Management training sessions provided by a healthcare professional is a medical visit covered by Medicare and most private insurance companies. You may need a referral from your doctor.
 
ASK YOUR DOCTOR TO ENROLL YOU IN A TRAINING SESSION TODAY!