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
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
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
Coastal Medical Hillside Family Medicine 727 East Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860
Session 1: Thursday June 8, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Session 2: Thursday, June 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Session 3: Thursday, July 6, 5:30pm - 7:00pm Session 4: Thursday, July 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm