Diabetes self-management

Diabetes Education Topics

Diabetes self-management

Educational topics covered in the 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 or Type 2 diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes (diabetes found during pregnancy)
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Metabolic syndrome
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