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Diabetes Classes

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Coastal Medical offers a series of classes for Coastal patients that provide information and support for those living with diabetes. Patients can attend all four sessions at one location or can attend sessions at multiple locations depending on the patient's schedule and geographical preference.
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Classes

Session 1: Diabetes Basics
Learn about the causes of diabetes and the symptoms of high or low blood sugars.  Understand how diabetes affects your body and your diabetes care plan.

Session 2: Diabetes Self-Management
Review the self-monitoring of blood sugar and how to interpret your readings.  Learn how to use a blood sugar meter and how exercise or illness may affect your readings.

Session 3: Diabetes and Nutrition
Learn how foods can affect your blood sugar level, how to read nutrition labels and what foods are best to keep your blood sugars under control.  Learn how to develop your own healthy meal plan.

Session 4: Diabetes and Medications
Learn how diabetes medications work in your body and how to take them properly. Discuss strategies for preventing complications and what the numbers on your blood work indicate.

Coastal patients are invited to attend any class that best fits their schedule and geographical preference.

Winter Diabetes Session Registration 2017

Cranston

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosett Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02920
Session 1: 
Thursday, March 9, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, March 16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, March 23, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, March 30, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Register for Garden City Sessions 1A

Corner Bakery Garden City, 140 Hillside Rd., Cranston, RI 02920
Session 1: 
Tuesday, March 14, 10:00am – 11:30am
Session 2:  Tuesday, March 28, 10:00am – 11:30am
Session 3:  Tuesday, April 11, 10:00am – 11:30am
Session 4:  Tuesday, April 25, 10:00am – 11:30am

Register for Corner Bakery Sessions


Newport Area

Coastal Medical Newport, 850 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842
Session 1: 
Friday, April 7, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 2:  Friday, April 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 3:  Friday, May 5, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 4:  Friday, May 19, 10:00am - 11:30am

Register for Newport Sessions


Smithfield Area

Coastal Medical Greenville, 41 Sanderson Rd Smithfield, RI 02917
Session 1: 
Wednesday, March 1, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, March 15 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, March 29 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, April 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Register for Greenville Sessions

Spring Diabetes Session Registration 2017

Cranston

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosett Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02920
Session 1: 
Thursday, May 11, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, May 18, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, May 25, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, June 1, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Register for Coastal Garden City Sessions 1

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosett Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02920
Session 1: 
Thursday, July 27, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, August 3, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, August 10, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, August 17, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Register for Coastal Garden City Sessions 2


East Greenwich

Coastal Medical East Greenwich, 1351 South County Trail, Suite 115, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Session 1: 
Tuesday, July 11, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 2:  Tuesday, July 25, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 3:  Tuesday, August 8, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 4:  Tuesday, august 22, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Register for East Greenwich Sessions


Providence Region

Coastal Medical Warren Ave, 900 Warren Ave,
Suite 400 Conference Room, E. Providence, RI 02914

Session 1: 
Tuesday, April 4, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Tuesday, April 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Tuesday, May 2, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Tuesday, May 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Register for Providence Sessions


Smithfield Area

Coastal Medical Greenville, 41 Sanderson Rd Smithfield, RI 02917
Session 1: 
Wednesday, June 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, June 28, - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, July 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, July 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Register for Greenville Sessions


Wakefield

Coastal Medical Wakefield, 70 Kenyon Avenue, Suite 215, Wakefield, RI 02879
Session 1: 
Wednesday, April 5, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, April 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, May 3, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, May 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Register for Wakefield Sessions

Fall Diabetes Session Registration 2017

Cranston

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosett Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02920
Session 1: 
Thursday, September 16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, October 5, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, October 12, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, October 19, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Register for Coastal Garden City Sessions


Greenville

Coastal Medical Greenville, 41 Sanderson Rd Smithfield, RI 02917
Session 1: 
Wednesday, September 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, October 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, October 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, November 8, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Register for Greenville Sessions


Lincoln

Coastal Medical Lincoln, 6 Blackstone  Valley Place, Bldg. 7 Susite 701, Lincoln, RI 02865
Session 1: 
Friday, August 4, 10:00am – 11:30am 
Session 2:  Friday, August 18, 10:00am – 11:30am
Session 3:  Friday, September 1, 10:00am – 11:30am
Session 4:  Friday, September 15, 10:00am – 11:30am

Register for Lincoln Sessions


Newport Area

Coastal Medical Newport, 850 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842
Session 1: 
Friday, September 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 2:  Friday,October 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 3:  Friday, October 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 4:  Friday, Novemeber 10, 10:00am - 11:30am

Register for Newport Sessions


Wakefield

Coastal Medical Wakefield, 70 Kenyon Avenue, Suite 215, Wakefield, RI 02879
Session 1: 
Wednesday, August 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, September 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, September 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, October 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Register for Wakefield Sessions


Providence Region

Coastal Medical Warren Ave, 900 Warren Ave
Suite 400 Conference Room, E. Providence, RI 02914

Session 1: 
Tuesday, August 8, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Tuesday, August 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Tuesday, September 5, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Tuesday, September 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Register for Providence Sessions

 

 

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