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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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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 2018

Garden City

Coastal Medical Garden City, 75 Sockanosset Cross Rd., Suite 100, Cranston, RI 02914
Session 1: 
Thursday, March 8, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 2:  Thursday, March 22, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 3:  Thursday, April 4, 6pm - 7:30pm
Session 4:  Thursday, April 19, 6pm - 7:30pm

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Register for Garden City Sessions

East Providence Region

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

Session 1: 
Tuesday, February 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 2: Tuesday, February 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 3:  Tuesday, March 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Session 4:  Tuesday, March 27, 10:00am - 11:30am

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Register for Providence Sessions


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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