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Diabetes Self-Management

The goal of Diabetes Self-Management is to provide the tools needed to take control of your diabetes and live a healthy life. The program requires a physician's referral and is paid by most insurance companies - please contact us for a referral form. Diabetes Self-Management consists of:
  • A 1-hour visit with a nurse to learn the basics of diabetes management including how to monitor your blood sugar.
  • A 1-hour visit with a dietitian to develop a meal plan that will work for you.
  • A series of group classes on all aspects of managing diabetes including:
  • Medications
  • Preventing complications
  • Physical activity
  • Monitoring
  • Supermarket (grocery shopping) tips
  • Stress management
  • Follow up visits with the diabetes educator offered
For more information about Diabetes Self-Management, e-mail inlandhospital@emhs.org or call 861-7150.