Managing diabetes can be very challenging. Here are some
resources to help you learn more about diabetes and how best to manage
it. Be sure to check with your health care team before making any
changes to your diabetes plan.
Classes at the UCI Diabetes Center
Joslin Diabetes Center at University of California, Irvine offers two types of
“Diabetes Today” offers single-topic sessions that address
specific issues of diabetes management.
“Steps to Success with Diabetes” is
a comprehensive Diabetes Education Program developed by Joslin Diabetes Center,
Boston.The program focuses on glucose monitoring, medication management,
nutrition basics, exercise, sick-day management, understanding high and
low blood sugars, foot care, managing complications and psychosocial
Class size is limited and reservations are required. There is a fee for
the class, however, each
participant may bring one guest at no extra charge. Prior insurance authorization is recommended.
Diabetes Support Group
Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (except July and September, due to holidays) on the second floor staff lounge at Gottschalk Plaza.
Please call 949-824-8656 to check current class schedule.