Life with diabetes education program
There are many things to learn about diabetes
in order to live a healthy life. Our education program follows the
curriculum set up by the American Diabetes Association. The program covers
some of the following areas:
- What Is Diabetes?
- Learning to Live with Diabetes
- The Basics of Eating
- Food and Blood Sugar
- Planning Meals
- Grocery Shopping
- Physical Activity and Exercise
- Diabetes Medications
- Monitoring Your Diabetes
- Sick Day Care
- Stress and Coping
- Personal Health Habits
- Long-Term Complications
- Changing Behavior
- Putting the Pieces Together
We want to help you pull all
of this together to live a healthy life.
Blood Sugar Goals
Dental Care and Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes - Getting Started (new diagnosis)
Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
Sick Day Guidelines
DIABETES EDUCATION IS OFFERED VIA INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENTS OR GROUP
WORKSHOPS. INCENTIVES ARE GIVEN FOR COMPLETING THE PROGRAM AND ATTENDING
- Individual Appointments—We offer diabetes education appointments
with Certified Diabetes Educators including Nurse Practitioners and a
Registered Dietitian at both Min No Aya Win and The Center for American
Indian Resources. Completing the program usually involves 4-6
appointments. Yearly follow-up is recommended.
- Group Workshops—Half day workshops featuring guest speakers on a
variety of diabetes topics are offered at Min No Aya Win.
For more information contact Jennifer Hall at 878-2146.