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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