Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators trained Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians or Pharmacists, lead individual or group consultations in doctors' offices, pharmacies or dedicated sites.
Adults (18+ years old) with diabetes referred by a healthcare provider.
Covered under some health insurance plans, may require co-pay.
Group sessions which teach healthy eating, and how to increase physical activity are held once a week for 16 weeks.
Adults (18+ years old) with pre-diabetes or people at-risk for developing Type 2 diabetes
Group sessionslead by certified Peer Leaders, teach techniques to deal with physical and emotional symptoms of diabetes, promote exercise, proper use of medications, and healthy eating, and effective communication. Sessions meet for 2 1/2 hours per week for 6 weeks.
Adults (18+ years old) who have, or who care for someone with, diabetes.