Basics of Diabetes Care
If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or have been told you have pre-diabetes, this three-part interactive educational session on diabetes from Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center's Diabetes Treatment Center is for you. In these sessions, you will get the knowledge and learn about the tools you need to manage diabetes and achieve success in self-management.
- Definition of diabetes
- Basics of self-care of diabetes
- Physical activity and exercise
- Acute and chronic complication management
- Role of oral medications and insulin in diabetes management
- Basics of nutrition
- Changing behavior and setting goals
The program is ten hours divided among three classes. Please check with your insurance company to see if the ten-hour program is a covered benefit. Insurance is NOT needed to attend. If you do not have insurance, please call 702-369-7560 to register.
A physician referral is needed to attend. If you need help acquiring a referral, please contact us.
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING FORMS WITH YOU TO THE FIRST CLASS: