Diabetes education group classes

Group classes are available in the mornings, afternoons and evenings to fit your schedule. Topics covered include the basics of diabetes, meal planning, understanding your blood sugar numbers and preventing long-term complications of diabetes.  We also offer classes on gestational diabetes and self management.

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Whether you have had diabetes for some time or are newly diagnosed, our program offers you and your family the knowledge and self-care skills necessary to live a healthy life.  At Providence Diabetes Education, it’s our goal to help you live well – and to keep you well informed.

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