Diabetes Self Management

Christus Santa Rosa Hospital at Westover Hills

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Class is taught by a Certified Diabetes Educator and medical professional The class will explain the importance of monitoring blood glucose and a meter provided, The meal plan will be explained and given resources to use for meal planning. The class will explain the sources and portions of carbohydrates recommended. The medications for diabetes will be explained the side effects and importance of taking medications.

Languages Offered:

English, Spanish

Time(s) of Day Offered:

Daytime, Evening, Weekday

Program Setting:

Community

Service Area(s):

Southwest

Target Age(s):

  • Adults (21-55)
  • Seniors (55+)

Diabetes Focus:

  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes

Topics:

  • Diabetes 101
  • Healthy Eating
  • Exercise for Strength and Energy
  • Controlling Diabetes Symptoms
  • Setting Goals
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Heart Health
  • Caregiver Support
  • Newly Diagnosed
  • Talking to Your Doctor
  • Stress
  • Medical Devices
  • Amputation
  • Renal Disease
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Medication Use
  • Sexual Health
  • Men's Health
  • Women's Health
  • Food Insecurity

Program Type/Format:

  • Group Education Class (one-time)
  • Individual Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Consultation

Screenings

  • Glucose

Address:

11212 State Hwy 151, 4th floor Room B4006
San Antonio, TX 78251

Website:

http://www.christussantarosa.org/DiabetesServices

Phone:

210-703-8416

Email:

mary.reyes2@christushealth.org

Contact:

Mary Reyes

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