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Diabetes education: One-on-one session

Diabetes education: one-on-one session

For more about our
American Diabetes Association accredited program, call
612-262-4314.

When a patient is diagnosed with diabetes, he or she should schedule a one-on-one session with a diabetes educator. This session takes place at the clinic and lasts about one hour.

During the session, the patient will:

Have the opportunity to talk about the diagnosis.

Ask questions.

Assess educational needs.

Learn about support services offered at the clinic.

Contact your clinic for more information. If you are diagnosed with diabetes, a care coordinator at the clinic will assist you in making an appointment with a diabetes educator.

Diabetes education locations

All Allina Health clinics with diabetes education services offer counseling with a diabetes educator. Use our interactive map to find the clinic nearest you.

Online community

you can live well with diabetes

Allina Health diabetes education facilitates diabetes.ning.com. The online community is a safe place to connect with other people with diabetes. Get the encouragement you need to achieve your diabetes goals.

To join, call 612-262-4534. Please leave a message that includes your name and email address, and then we’ll send you an invitation. For more details, talk to your diabetes educator.