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Diabetes basics class series

Diabetes basics class series

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The diabetes basics class series covers everything you need to know about living with diabetes and keeping it under control.

Session 1 topics include diabetes disease process, monitoring, medications, nutrition basics and introduction to carbohydrate counting.

Session 2 topics include setting goals to make changes, physical activity, high and low blood sugars, carbohydrate counting, foot care, dental care and sexual health.

Session 3 topics include heart disease risk reduction through nutrition, lifestyle changes and treatment, stress management, depression and diabetes, care and monitoring to prevent complications, and assessing progress.

Class prerequisite: Before attending Diabetes Basics, you need to have a one-on-one session with a diabetes educator.

Class series schedule and locations

Diabetes basics classes take place at these Allina Health clinic locations. Contact the clinic to register or for more information.

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American Diabetes Association accredited program, call