Diabetes Education

You can live an active, healthy life, even with diabetes. To do that, you and your family need to learn how to manage your disease. Our registered nurse and registered dietitian are certified diabetes educators (CDEs) who can help you in these important areas:

  • Diabetes overview
  • Meal planning
  • Medications
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Dental care
  • Foot care
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Family involvement and support
  • Psychosocial adjustment
  • Prevention and detection
  • Treatment of acute and chronic complications


Classes and Education:

We offer these resources to help you understand and manage diabetes:

  • Diabetes Self-Management Class
  • Diabetes Self-Management Follow-up Class
  • Gestational Diabetes Class
  • Insulin Therapy Instructions
  • Carb Counting
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Pre-Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy

You need to schedule in advance and have an order from your doctor to attend classes.

 

In Springfield, Classes and education are held at:

Springfield Regional Medical Center
100 Medical Center Drive
Springfield, OH 45504

For dates and times, please call 937-328-8100

Physicians may fax orders to 937-328-8140

 
In Urbana, Classes and education are held at:

Mercy Memorial Hospital
904 Scioto Street
Urbana, OH 43078

For dates and times, please call 937-484-6130