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Scripps Launches Diabetes Self-Management Classes

Learn to manage your Type 2 diabetes

Prediabetes pr 600 × 375

In these group classes, nurses, registered dietitians and diabetes health care providers share their expertise. Become empowered to care for your diabetes through informed choices.


Dates, times and locations vary. Please contact Scripps for details.

Curriculum

This four-part program covers topics such as:


  • Basic facts about diabetes
  • Effects of food on blood sugar levels
  • How to include a variety of foods in a healthy meal plan
  • Dining out
  • Food label reading
  • Home blood sugar monitoring
  • Diabetes medications
  • How to maintain optimum health
  • Living with diabetes
  • Recommended physical activity

Prerequisite

An individual visit with a diabetes educator is required prior to class enrollment, which is included in the price listed below.

Fees and insurance coverage

A physician referral is required for most insurance carriers to cover the cost of this program. Cash-pay discount is available and is reflected in the program price listed. For those paying out-of-pocket, the four-part program costs $280. However, with a physician referral, the classes are usually covered by insurance plans. Please contact us for details. Prior to enrolling, connect with your health plan to confirm benefits.