Diabetes Self-Management Education
- Structure and length: The number and length of sessions in the program vary from location to location. Some locations offer one-to-one while others have group sessions. At most locations, each session is about two hours long.
- Physician referral: To enroll in Diabetes Self-Management Education, you need to obtain a physician referral. Talk with your doctor or contact your local UPMC Center for Diabetes Education and Support for assistance.
- Insurance: While most insurance companies cover self-management sessions, please contact your insurance company to confirm coverage of services before enrolling.
Additional Support Services
Additional services available at many UPMC Centers for Diabetes Education and Support include:
Other Events and Classes
UPMC Centers for Diabetes Education and Support offer a spectrum of educational classes and events for people with diabetes.