These classes are designed for newly diagnosed or previously diagnosed adults with type 2 diabetes who use diet or oral medication therapy. The class provides an overview of type 2 diabetes and includes self-care skills training. Topics include medications, meal planning, blood sugar testing, what to expect when visiting the doctor and more.
The program includes three sessions meeting weekly. The team consists of a diabetes nurse and dietitian working with each patient to set goals for healthier living. A physician’s referral is required to register for this class.