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Diabetes Management

Diabetes management class

The American Diabetes Association has recognized our programs for excellence in diabetes education. Your ability to properly manage your own diabetes, through diet, exercise, self-monitoring and drug management, have a huge impact on how you feel and your health.

Our Certified Diabetes Educators understand the challenges that patients with diabetes face. They work closely with your doctor to offer you the best care and information.

Our classes are available in Spanish as well as English.

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Diabetes Intensive Self-Management

Participants receive a comprehensive diabetes evaluation, attend educational classes and receive individual counseling. Our program covers the following topics:

  • What is diabetes
  • Who is at risk
  • Benefits of a healthy diet and exercise
  • Use and safety of medications
  • Insulin administration
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Introduction to insulin pumps

This class is offered at the Grand Oaks Center on the Alamance Regional Campus and at Mebane Medical Park.

Gestational Diabetes Education

This program is for pregnant women with gestational diabetes. Participants attend two classes and receive individual counseling. Patients learn about gestational diabetes, who is at risk, and the benefits of diet and exercise. They are also given a blood glucose meter, instructed in the use of the meter and instructed in urine testing for ketones.

This class is offered at the Grand Oaks Center on the Alamance Regional Campus. Classes available in Spanish.

Insulin Pump Program

Our insulin pump program provides an introduction to pump therapy and the pumps available, and an assessment of patient needs.

This class is offered at the Grand Oaks Center on the Alamance Regional Campus and in Mebane Medical Park.

Group Fitness Classes

Alamance Regional’s Fitness Center offers a number of classes to community members. For more information or to register for group fitness classes, call the LifeStyle Center fitness program at (336) 586-3562.

New Patient Forms

If you are a new patient in the diabetes management program, please download and complete an initial assessment form. Please bring the completed form to your first appointment.

Diabetes Management Initial Assessment Form - download here