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Diabetes Classes

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 discuss strategies for preventing complications.

Session 2: Diabetes Self-Management
Review the self-monitoring of blood sugar and your diabetes action plan.  Learn how the use of 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 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.

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

Summer Diabetes Session Registration 2018

Garden City

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosset Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02914
Session 1: 
Thursday, August 9, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, August 23, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, September 6, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, September 20, 6pm - 7:30pm

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Register for Garden City Sessions


Fall Diabetes Session Registration 2018

East Providence Region

Coastal Medical Warren Ave, 900 Warren Ave,
Suite 301, E. Providence, RI 02914

Session 1: 
Thursday, September 6, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 2: Thursday, September 20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 3: Thursday, October 4, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 4: Thursday, October 18, 6pm - 7:30pm

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Register for Providence Sessions


Greenville

Coastal Medical Greenville, 41 Sanderson Rd Smithfield, RI 02917
Session 1: 
Wednesday, September 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Wednesday, September 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Wednesday, October 10, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Wednesday, October 24, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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Register for Greenville Sessions


East Greenwich

Coastal Medical East Greenwich, 1351 South County Trail, Suite 115, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Session 1:  Tuesday, September 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 2:  Tuesday, October 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 3:  Tuesday, October 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Session 4:  Tuesday, November 6, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Register for East Greenwich Sessions


Pawtucket

Hillside Family Medicine, 727 East Ave,
Suite 301, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Diabetes Basics & Self-management:

Wednesday, November 7, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Nutrition:
Wednesday, November 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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Register for Pawtucket Session


East Providence Region

Coastal Medical Warren Ave, 900 Warren Ave,
Suite 301, E. Providence, RI 02914

Diabetes Basics & Self-management:

Thursday, November 8, 10:00am - 11:30am
Nutrition:
Thursday, November 15, 10:00am - 11:30am

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Register for E. Providence Session


 

 

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