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Diabetes Classes and Education

Lower your A1C (average blood glucose levels)

Our patients who attend classes lower their A1C an average of 1.46% more than our patients who don’t come to our classes.

Living with diabetes is a lifelong journey of education and growth. That is why attending classes can help you manage your health in the long run. After your first appointment, you are welcome to return for more individual education or to attend our group classes. We offer daytime and evening classes every month. The classes are taught by a registered nurse, registered dietician and an exercise physiologist. We are here for you!

What Our Patients Are Saying:

  • "The diabetes educators were really excellent and exciting. They were all very professional and so knowledgeable. The presentation was vivid and very clear. I loved the simplicity and analogies given."
  • "The diabetes educators were very enthusiastic and provided information in a clear and concise format. We had fun with the topics."
  • "I love how the diabetes educators explained things and were informative and caring. They had great understanding and concern for us."

Other Available Classes

Individual and group sessions are also available for gestational diabetes.

Diabetes Support Group

For anyone living with or affected by diabetes. Meets the first Friday of each month, 10:30 a.m., at Stillwaters Gathering Place. Call 360-827-7699.

Diabetes Self-Management

This program includes individual assessments and group classes about nutrition, exercise, glucose monitoring, insulin pumps and complication prevention. The classes have been approved by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies. We offer day and evening classes each month. Call (360) 493-7567 for class schedules and fees.