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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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      View Winter Session Options 

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.


Winter Diabetes Session Registration 2017

Providence Region

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

Session 1: 
Tuesday, October 3, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 2: Tuesday, October 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 3:  Tuesday, October 31, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 4:  Tuesday, November 14, 10:00am - 11:30am

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Register for Providence Sessions


Pawtucket

Coastal Medical Hillside Family Medicine 727 East Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860
Session 1: 
Thursday, October 5, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 2:  Thursday, October 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 3:  Thursday, November 2, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Session 4:  Thursday, November 16, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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Register for Pawtucket Session

 

 

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