Steward Health Care System

Managing Diabetes

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  • Diabetes

Month/Date of class

Day of Week

Time of Class

February: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Monday

2-4pm

March: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Monday

10-12 (noon)

April: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Monday

6-8pm

May: 6th, 13th 20th, 27th

Monday

2-4pm

June: 3rd 10th, 17th, 24th

Monday

10-12 (noon)

July: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

Monday

2-4pm

September: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Monday

6-8pm

October: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Monday

2-4pm

November: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

Monday

10-12 (noon)

December: 2nd 9th, 16th, 23rd

Monday

10-12 (noon)

The Managing Diabetes Education Program consists of 4 class sessions that are 2 hours in length and presented once a week for 4 weeks. 

The  4 class session format is as follows:

Class 1:  The Game Plan

Topics covered include basic information regarding diabetes including:  types of diabetes, diagnostic criteria, symptoms, risk factors for diabetes, lifestyle changes that can assist in controlling diabetes such as healthy eating, activity and exercise guidelines. Goal setting/problem solving is also reviewed. Goal is established.

Class 2: Eating Well for Life

Topics covered include balanced eating, glycemic effect of foods and fiber, timing/composition of meals and snacks, label reading ,supermarket shopping, healthy meal preparation, portion control, carb counting, eating out guidelines and weight management. Goals will be reviewed and revised, as appropriate.

Class 3: Staying Healthy

Topics covered include blood glucose monitoring technique review, goals and guidelines for checking blood glucose, understanding blood glucose results, and pattern management. Symptoms, prevention and treatment of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia will be reviewed. Other topics include sick day rules, and prevention, treatment and prevention of long term complications. Goals will be reviewed and revised, as appropriate.

Class 4: Steps to Success

Topics covered include diabetes medications, social and family support, stress and relaxation, changing eating habits, problem solving, goal setting and diabetes self-management support.  

Please call 781-297-1385 to register for this class.

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