Diabetes-Self Management and Training Program
Recognized by the American Diabetes Association
The Diabetes-Self Management and Education Program, offered by Debra F. Latimer, Nutrition & Diabetes Associates, is designed to help you manage your diabetes and live a healthy lifestyle. You will be attending a series of 3 - 3 hour classes. A new series of classes begin once a month. We have three locations surrounding the Greater Houston Area.
Class One: Diabetes Overview: Diabetes Pathophysiology, Types of Diabetes, Diagnostic Criteria, Diabetes Medications, Exercise, Self-Blood Glucose Monitoring. Complimentary blood glucose meter, of patient's choice, with testing supplies is given to all participants during class one.
Class Two: Customized Meal Plan, Carbohydrate Counting, Reading Food Labels.
Class Three: Dining Away from Home, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment of Hypoglycemia, Skin, Dental and Foot Care, Sick Day Management, Long Term Effects of Hyperglycemia - Prevention and Treatment, Recipe Conversions, Behavioral Change Strategies, Goal Setting, Use of Health Care System, Community Resources and Diabetes Self-Management Support Plan.
Locations and Times:
1. Memorial/West Houston Area - 1220 Blalock, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77055
Thursday Mornings from 9:00am-12:00pm
March: 8, 15, 22
April: 5, 12, 19
2. Clear Lake Area - 1045 Gemini Street, Suite 200 B
Houston, Texas 77058
Wednesday Evenings from 5:30pm-8:30pm
March: No classes starting at this location in March
April: 4, 11, 18
3. Central Area - 2616 South Loop West, Suite 515
Houston, Texas 77054
Saturday Mornings from 9:00am-12:00pm
March: 10, 17, 24
April: 7, 21, 28
You must register for class prior to attendance.
Please call us at (713)795-0876 to register for the class location you prefer.