Our diabetes education program offers comprehensive education to diabetes patients and their families. Trained diabetes educators provide education on nutrition, self-medication, glucose control, exercise, and complications. Diabetes education also provides community screenings to promote healthy patient self-management and prevent diabetes complications.
You can help prevent type 2 diabetes with lifestyle changes!
Here are a few steps you can take to reduce your risk and help prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
- Make healthy food choices. Eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains; include fish in your diet two to three times a week; eat lean meats; use fat-free dairy products; cut back on snack foods and fast food; and control your portion sizes.
- Exercise regularly. Even walking every day can affect your health.
- Maintain a healthy weight.
To speak with our Diabetes Educator, please call 406-823-6665.