Diabetes Class Schedule at UPMC St. Margaret
The Diabetes Self-Management Education classes at UPMC St. Margaret provide important information for managing diabetes. The classes will connect you with educators, health care professionals, and other individuals with diabetes who can become part of your support team.
Education classes are led by registered nurses and dietitians, who are certified in diabetes education, and cover all aspects of diabetes self-management, including:
- General information about diabetes
- Healthy eating
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Insulin training
- Reducing the risk of complications
- Activity and exercise
- Coping with stress and life changes
- Community resources
Two four-hour classes are offered monthly, and a physician referral is needed to register for a class. Diabetes Self-Management Education classes are covered by most insurance companies. Please contact your insurance company to confirm coverage of services prior to scheduling your appointment. All classes are located on the first floor of the hospital in the Nursing Education Classroom.
To view the class schedule and to register, visit the UPMC Classes website.