Diabetes Self Management Classes

Date: 3/19/2014 - 3/19/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center

4214 Andrews Highway, Suite 101
Midland, Texas 79703
Contact: Adrianna Puente
Phone: (432) 221-3045

Description

The series includes an individual initial assessment followed by three group classes and a personalized follow up appointment. Please call for an appointment to schedule your initial appointment and assessment. At this visit, we get to know you to help us guide your learning needs. We will help you obtain a glucose meter and instruct on using the meter. We will also do a foot screening to assess for diabetes related foot problems.Class dates and content: March 5 - Overview of diabetes, monitoring and introduction to meal planning and shopping. March 12 - Nutrition and diabetes - how foods affect blood sugar, portion control and carbohydrate counting. You will receive a personalized mal plan during this class. March 19 - Review of meal planning, exercise, reducing risks, medication, coping and problem solving.