Diabetes & Nutrition Education

Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management, the Fulton County Health Center Diabetes Education office provides a self-management education program for persons diagnosed with diabetes. The Diabetes Education program includes classes led by a registered dietitian and diabetes educators in comfortable classroom settings. These classes are available with an order written by a physician or nurse practitioner. They are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans.

Another program offered through Diabetes Education is called Blood Sugar Management. This is individual education that includes a 5-visit series with an RN Diabetes Educator to examine and set goals in the seven aspects of self-care that affect blood sugars. $150 for series.  You may choose to have one session with a dietitian.  Call  us at 419-330-2772 to schedule.

The Diabetes Education staff is available for group presentations on diabetes-related topics in the community.

For more information on the many programs available through Diabetes Education you can view our class listing by clicking here, or contact us at 419-330-2772 or e-mail us at [email protected].

Helpful Web Links:

American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org

American Association of Diabetes Educators: www.diabeteseducator.org