Diabetes Classes

New – Diabetic Classes!

The UHI CommunityCare Clinic is offering Diabetic education classes for existing patients who are diabetic or are pre-diabetic. The program consists of 4 classes, lasting 45 minutes, with a 15 minute question and answer period at the end of every class. The classes deal with:

  • Understanding the disease
  • Blood glucose highs and low and associated dangers
  • ¬†Role of exercise
  • Food choices; spacing and portion size
  • Hyperglycemia¬†and hypoglycemic agents
  • Long term effects of uncontrolled blood sugars
These classes are usually groups of 5 to 10 people. Upon completion of classes, one-on-one counseling is available if needed.

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