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Diabetes Management

Diabetes Exercise Program

An exercise program designed specifically for adults with diabetes who would like to learn more about the correct times and methods for exercising in relation to nutrition and medication. Browse the calendar for upcoming dates and to register »


Diabetes Nutrition and Meal Planning Class

For individuals with pre-diabetes or diabetes who need a nutrition review or people with newly diagnosed diabetes. A physician nutrition prescription is required.

Call 923-9771 for the schedule of classes and to register.


Diabetes Management: "Steps to Success" Course

Recognized by the American Diabetes Association, this course is taught by Certified Diabetes Educators who are also Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians. The course consists of a one-hour initial assessment and education, a two and a half-hour nutrition class, and two four-hour comprehensive education classes. Follow up is done at three, six, and 12 months after completion of the entire program. Physician referral is required. Medicare and most insurance plans accepted. Financial assistance is also available to those who qualify through Houston Healthcare's Financial Services office by calling 975-5222.


Diabetes Update for Health Care Professionals

The way diabetes is treated and managed changes at such a rapid pace that it is imperative that health care professionals stay up-to-date in order to provide their patients with the most recent and best treatment options. This day-long event will provide health care professionals with a variety of different topics related to the current trends and treatment for diabetes. An application has been submitted to the Georgia Nurses Association for contact hour approval. Participants must pre-register for the event. Handouts, refreshments and lunch will be provided. Each participant must complete an evaluation at the end of the program in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Cost is $5 to attend and is non-refundable. Browse the calendar for upcoming dates and to register »


Gestational Diabetes Education Program

Gestational Diabetes can be a very serious condition of pregnancy if not controlled. The goal of the program is to work collaboratively with the patient's physician and staff to ensure a good outcome for both mother and baby. The program includes a detailed initial assessment by a Registered Nurse—either on a one-on-one basis or as part of a small group—nutritional instruction with a Registered Dietitian, and monthly follow-up phone calls until delivery.

For more information, call 923-9771.


Small Steps: How to Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes

Research has proven that Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in persons at risk. This program was created by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) to provide individuals with basic tools to help them make appropriate lifestyle changes and reduce their risk for developing diabetes. 

Browse the calendar for upcoming dates and to register »

 

 

Pre-registration required for all programs - Call 923-9771 or register online
by browsing our calendar and selecting an event.

Seating for our EduCare programs is limited. Please pre-register by calling 923-9771.
Classes may be cancelled due to lack of registered participants.
All programs are free unless a cost is noted.

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Houston Medical Center
1601 Watson Boulevard
Warner Robins, Georgia 31093
Telephone: (478) 922-4281

 

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1120 Morningside Drive
Perry, Georgia 31069
Telephone: (478) 987-3600

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