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Due to the recent Novel Coronavirus emergency, some locations may be operating with different hours or temporarily closed.

Our Diabetes and Nutrition Center offers a wide range of resources for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes, including group classes and individual consultations with a nurse or registered dietitian.

Individual consultations are designed for those who cannot attend the comprehensive group classes or who need additional education in nutrition or diabetes care.

Individual Diabetes Nursing Consultations

  • Diabetes facts
  • Medications
  • Hypoglycemia/hyperglycemia (low/high blood sugar)
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Foot care
  • Preventing long-term complications

Individual Diabetes Nutrition Consultations

  • Diabetes meal plans
  • Related nutrition topics
  • Benefits of exercise

Most major medical insurances and HMOs cover nutrition and/or diabetes consultations.

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