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Sky Ridge Medical Center
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Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education from The Diabetes Management Center at Sky Ridge Medical Center

The Diabetes Management Center at Sky Ridge offers a Diabetes Education program to teach patients all about diabetes health, how to set goals and how to change unhealthy behaviors.

  1. Assessment and Behavior Change Session
    Our assessment and behavior change course is three hours and is offered two to three times a week. We cover diabetes assessment, stages of change and how to establish a support system to stay healthy.
  2. Core Curriculum
    Our core curriculum class is a four-hour course offered four to five times each month. We cover nutrition, how to monitor blood sugar levels, how to prevent complications, proper exercise and staying healthy with diabetes.
  3. Meal Planning
    Our meal planning class is a two-hour class and is offered two to three times each week. We talk about how to create a weekly meal plan, how to stay healthy while dining out and how to read a food label.
  4. Three-Month Follow-Up
    Our three-month follow up class is a one-hour class that is offered one or two times each month. We revisit each patient's behavior change goals and discuss how to maintain a healthy lifestyle with diabetes.
  5. Twelve-Month Follow-Up
    Our twelve-month follow up class is a one hour class that is offered one or two times a month. We revisit each patient's behavior change goals, discuss diabetes challenges that may arise and how to access community resources.

Other Educational Classes:

  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Coping/Stress Management
  • Exercise
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Weight Management

For more information about our Diabetes Education program, please call (303) 779-9355.