Diabetes Boot Camp

Monday, Aug 2, 2021 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm


This American Diabetes Association-recognized diabetes self-management program provides all the basic skills required to live healthy with diabetes over the course of a lifetime. Participants will complete four sessions in one to four months. Each class is two hours in length. Session 1 is offered the first week of the month. Sessions 2, 3 and 4 can be scheduled after completion of first session.

Session 1: Dealing with the diagnosis, diabetes medications, home glucose monitoring, carbohydrate basics and the benefits of exercise.

Session 2: Understanding home glucose test results, managing hypoglycemia/hyperglycemia, sick day strategies and healthy strategies for dining out.

Session 3: Reducing heart disease risk: heart-healthy diet and exercise strategies and the benefits of weight loss.

Session 4: Living healthy with diabetes: reducing risk of diabetes-related complications and managing diabetes over the course of a lifetime.

Contact: 512.509.0200

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