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Diabetes Self Management Education & Support

Join The Central Ohio Diabetes Association
for the  Diabetes Self Management Education & Support Series in 2018

Next Class Series:

Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24,  5:30 pm to 7:30 pm  & Thursdays,  January 11, 18, 25,  9:30 am to 11:30 am 

Diabetes Self Management Education & Support is the gold standard in diabetes education and an important part of managing your diabetes well.

In this series we discuss diabetes and treatment options, nutrition, carbohydrate counting, your personal meal plan, medications, insulin, monitoring blood glucose, preventing and treating complications, physical activity, the emotional aspect of diabetes, behavior goals, and management strategies.
Our team provides education and support that is responsive to your needs and goals. This series is also recommended for those with pre-diabetes.

To register call the Central Ohio Diabetes Association (614-884-4400)  Class size is limited - Registration opens December 10.
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Class Descriptions

Central Ohio Diabetes Association Class and Services Description

Diabetes Self- Management Education and Support (DSMES) classes- Click on photo for a listing of upcoming classes

A complete diabetes education series covering a wide range of topics to help you understand your diabetes and how to manage it. Classes include: types of diabetes, high and low blood glucose (sugar) and how to treat it, monitoring blood glucose, medications, complications of diabetes and how to avoid them, personal goal setting, coping with diabetes, basic nutrition, carbohydrate counting, portion sizes and meal plans. DSMES includes both group and individual meetings with a Registered Pharmacist for instruction on the important role of diabetes medications. 

DSMES classes are offered 2 different days every month  

Series 1 - Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Series 2 - Thursdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Schedule subject to change

To register call the Central Ohio Diabetes Association (614-884-4400) 

Meter Training and Individual Counseling also available

Please call 614-884-4400 for more information
Please refer to the website's calendar for the actual schedule of classes. Please note that registration is required for all the classes.
Brush Up Series

The Brush-Up series gives Central Ohio Diabetes Association clients an opportunity to continue their diabetes education through quarterly classes that cover a wide variety of topics. Sign-up for these free classes today. Call 614-884-4400 for more information.

“ Take a Virtual Grocery Tour" with Leonor Button, RD"  - Wednesday January 17 - 3 pm to 4 pm

"Using Diabetes Apps and NDEP online resources to help reach health goals" with Brenda Rendelman, RD, CDE - Tuesday, March 27 - 6 pm to 7 pm