Baptist Health System offers diabetes self-management training classes at each of their 5 hospital locations in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association. The program is a two-day, 10-hour course designed to help patients take control of their diabetes.
The goal of the program is to help each individual with diabetes make the lifestyle changes necessary to improve diabetes control and preserve future health. The American Diabetes Association recognizes this educational service as meeting national standards.
The course is free, but a doctor's prescription is required. Download this form to get your Doctor's diagnosis and referral.
Educational topics include:
- What is Diabetes?
- Eating Well with Diabetes
- Medication for Diabetes
- Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Possible complications
- Coping and Stress
- Lifestyle Change
For details about class times, locations, and registration please call the Baptist Health System Referral and Information Center at 297-7005.
Use this assessment tool to help you determine your risk of type 2 diabetes.