Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

This one and a half hour group class is for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Meal planning and blood sugar testing are reviewed and individual consultation is encouraged for follow-up. Days and meeting locations vary, so please call 206-431-5370 in advance to register.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Highline Medical Center
Registration: Call 206-431-5370 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Skills Lab

This class is provided to assist newly diagnosed patients who must learn the essentials of managing diabetes and maintaining a healthy, normal lifestyle. Days and meeting locations vary, so please call 206-431-5370 in advance to register.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Highline Medical Center
Registration: Call 206-431-5370 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Advanced Carb Counting

This one and a half hour group class is specially designed for people who want to improve blood sugar control by counting carbohydrates to adjust insulin levels. Individual consultation is encouraged for follow-up. Days and meeting locations vary, so please call 206-431-5370 in advance to register.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Highline Medical Center
Registration: Call 206-431-5370 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Diabetes Self-Management

This seven and a half hour group class is tailored for patients with diabetes or pre-diabetes who want to develop a better understanding of living with diabetes. Days and meeting locations vary, so please call 206-431-5370 in advance to register.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request Location: Highline Medical Center
Registration: Call 206-431-5370 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Individual Consultation

Individual, one hour appointments are available with diabetes and diet educators to address the personal needs of patients in managing their diabetes. To schedule an appointment, call 206-431-5370.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Highline Medical Center
Registration: Call 206-431-5370 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Monthly Diabetes Support Group Meetings

Facilitated by Registered Nurse and Registered Dietician. First Monday of the month (second Monday when first is a holiday) at 7-8:30 p.m. Meets in the Somers Auditorium in the 3 Cedar conference center.
Schedule: First Monday of the month (second Monday when first is a holiday) at 7-8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Highline Medical Center, Somers Auditorium
Registration: No pre-registration or referral required.


Healthy Living With Diabetes Class

This class helps people with diabetes and families learn about meal planning, home testing of blood sugar, diabetes medications, identification and management of high and low blood sugar levels, diabetes care during illness, complications from diabetes (including foot care) and much more. Days and meeting locations vary, so please call 253-426-6753 in advance to register.

Locations:
St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma

St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way

Gig Harbor Medical Pavilion, Gig Harbor

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw

Times and locations vary, please call 253-426-6753 for schedule.