Presence Mercy Medical Center

Our Certified Diabetes Educators and nurse educators are registered nurses with special training and background in caring for and teaching people with diabetes.  Diabetes education classes are offered to help you learn about the day-to-day aspects of diabetes self-care. 

Your Diabetes Education Sessions Include:

Type 1 and Type 2Diabetes Education Sessions

  • Diabetes overview
  • Diabetes awareness and prevention
  • Diabetes treatment options
  • Blood glucose monitoring and target ranges
  • Acute and long-term complications
  • Nutrition guidelines
  • Diabetes medications
  • Physical activity and safety precautions
  • Sick day guidelines
  • Insulin therapy instruction
  • Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes & gestational diabetes overviewpregnancy and diabetes education

  • Preconception care
  • Diabetes treatment options during pregnancy
  • Blood glucose monitoring and target ranges
  • Nutrition guidelines
  • Type 2 diabetes prevention
  • Physical activity

Facts about Diabetes