Diabetes Management Course (10-weeks)

We have the information you need to gain control of diabetes.

Join us for our FREE 10-week Diabetes Learning Course!
We’ll explore a new topic each week and provide valuable knowledge to help manage the disease.

WHO:    Diabetic patients and/or caregivers
WHEN: Thursdays, 4 PM – 5 PM (2024 courses will be announced soon)
WHERE: Newport Health Center’s classroom (221 N. Cass, Newport WA)

Attendance for the entire 10-week course is encouraged, and participation is capped at 15 people. Call (509) 447-3139 and ask for Denise to register.

This course is taught by a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.

Course schedule

  • Week 1: What is diabetes ? – An Introduction
  • Week 2: Basic Nutrition
  • Week 3: Carb Counting
  • Week 4: Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Week 5: Being Active – Cardio and Resistance Exercises
  • Week 6: Medications for Blood Sugar and Nerve Pain
  • Week 7: Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Week 8: Reducing Risks
  • Week 9: Problem Solving
  • Week 10: Behavior Change and Goal Setting