Diabetes Education Program

 

 

Do you have diabetes or care for someone who does? Health and Wellness is excited to offer the City of Mesa employees and family members diabetes education classes. This 5-class program is taught by a Certified Diabetes Educator. It provides individuals with the skills and knowledge to successfully manage all types of diabetes. They can also help with pre-diabetes (insulin resistance), prevention, and the potential progression to type 2 diabetes.  

Class Objectives:

  • Overview of Diabetes/How blood sugar & insulin work

  • Importance of blood sugar control

  • Appropriate blood sugar ranges/goals

  • Myths associated with diabetes

  • Managing your blood sugar through food/carbohydrate counting

  • How exercise, stress, & illness impact your diabetes

  • Learn how to develop and monitor an aerobic exercise program

  • Tips for exercising safely with diabetes

     

To register click here to go to The Learning Center. Registration opens 2 months prior to the start of the session so please continue to check back if nothing is currently posted.

To find out more information email MesaWellness@mesaaz.gov or  call (480) 644-5732.