McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital

Diabetes Self Management Education

This ADA certified class is for adults ages 18 and over. The program is designed to help those who:

  • Have been newly diagnosed with Type 1, Type 2, or prediabetes.
  • Have poorly controlled diabetes.
  • Want more information on how to balance eating, medications and physical activity.

How will the program benefit me?

The instructors will provide comprehensive education on:

  • How to integrate your lifestyle needs, such as cultural eating habits and exercise preferences, into your diabetes management plan
  • How to make eating out and traveling easier and healthier
  • How to prevent, recognize and treat unhealthy blood sugar levels
  • How to care for your diabetes when you are sick
  • How to prevent or delay complications of diabetes, such as heart disease, blindness, kidney failure nerve damage and sexual problems
  • How to decrease your healthcare costs by reducing the need for expensive hospital stays and treatment complications.

Class schedule

The class is held once a month on Thursdays. The initial class consists of:

  • An initial individualized assessment and four hours of group class
  • The class ends with a meal plan and goals assessment
  • Coffee and lunch are provided for your convenience

How to register for the class:

Please call your physician and ask for a referral if you feel this class will help you. To schedule an appointment, call (513) 524-5313.

Our diabetes education team consists of a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Dietitian who have received special education from the American Diabetes Association.

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