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Skills for Living Well

The Diabetes Education Program is provided by an interdisciplinary team of professionals, including a Certified Diabetes Educator. The aim is to provide education to patients to gain a better understanding of diabetes and the skills you need to live a healthy and productive life.

Diabetes classes are offered during the daytime and evening. Individualized attention is given to teach you how to:

  • Prevent high and low blood sugars
  • Take care of your feet, skin and eyes
  • Use a glucometer and know what the numbers mean
  • Plan meals, grocery shop and eat out
  • Cope and handle stressful situations
  • Prevent complications

For more information call 806.743.9355

The American Diabetes Association recognizes this education service as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

American Diabetes Association