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2016 Diabetes Education

Working together to improve the wellness of people with diabetes and prevent diabetes in those at risk. Diabetes is a serious, lifelong disease. We are here to partner with you to reduce your risk for complications and effectively self-manage diabetes. Pre-diabetes is serious as well. We can assist you in learning how to reduce your risk for progression to Type 2 diabetes. Group classes and one-on-one education are available.

Group classes (four-class series) are designed to provide basic and advanced education on diabetes self-management. One-on-one education is for individualized diet and meal planning instruction, blood glucose monitoring (proper technique ensures accuracy of results and using the results to adjust lifestyle as appropriate) and insulin administration. Counseling for weight loss and lifestyle modification is also available.

Diabetes class topics include:

  • Understanding what diabetes is and how it is diagnosed
  • Making healthy food choices and meal planning
  • Safely incorporating physical activity to improve blood sugar control
  • Blood sugar monitoring, what causes blood sugars to rise and fall, and how to manage fluctuations
  • Protecting eyes, heart, blood vessels, nerves, kidneys and feet January 5, 12, 19, 26 -or- March 8, 15, 22, 29 -or- May 10, 17, 24, 31 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Westlake Family Health Center, 26908 Detroit Road, Suite 300, Westlake
To schedule classes or one-on-one appointments, please call the Scheduling/Pre-Access department at 440-827-5668.
Group meetings on 3rd Floor, Individual appointments on 1st Floor. For additional information call 440-827-5341 - ext 1


#1106 Diabetes Education Day - Saturday, April 23, 2016, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

How do we achieve better blood glucose control? An update on the latest medications and insulin therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Presented by Lubaina S. Presswala D.O.
Presentation time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease. Multiple body systems can be affected by poorly controlled diabetes. Therefore, it’s crucial to achieve and maintain optimal blood glucose control. Get up-to-date on the latest medications and insulin therapy used for Type 2 Diabetes management
Free cholesterol and blood pressure screenings 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Doors for seating in the event room open at 9 a.m. Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Boulevard, Westlake
RSVP: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Call 1-877-597-6348



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