Diabetes Self-Management Education

Our Program
Lifestyles is a diabetes self-management education (DSME) program organized to follow the American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for diabetes self-management. Our staff of diabetes educators includes a registered nurse and a registered dietician. We offer individual and group classes, which clients are encouraged to bring a support person. 

Group Class Topics include:

  • Understanding diabetes
  • Meal Planning
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Medications
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Preventing Complications
  • Goal Setting and Behavioral Change
  • Stress and Coping
  • Support

Individual Counseling include:

  • Intensive Insulin Management and Pump Training
  • Individiual Meal Planning
  • Carbohydrate counting for Insuling Management
  • Special needs which cannot be met in group classes

Gestational Diabetes: Lifestyles Diabetes Center offers consultation to women with diabetes during pregnancy. Topics include meal planning, blood sugar monitoring and, if needed, insulin instruction.