Diabetes Education Series

The diabetes education series is a part of the Covenant HealthCare Diabetes Self-Management Program and includes four, 2-hour group sessions, two 1-hour individual sessions with a certified diabetes care and education specialist and one 1-hour follow-up session. You will need a signed referral from your physician to register for the series. Sessions are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening. To register for the education series or for more information, call (989) 583-5190.

Sessions include:

  • How to incorporate diabetes into your lifestyle and manage it successfully.
  • Healthy eating and how to dine out, eat fast food or use homemade recipes.
  • Label reading.
  • Sick day management.
  • Monitoring your blood glucose.
  • Coping with lifestyle changes.
  • Carbohydrate counting.
  • Diabetes follow-up and support.
  • Short-term and long-term complications.
The Covenant HealthCare Diabetes Self-Management Program has been recognized by the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) and is committed to providing extraordinary care for every generation.