Diabetes

Advanced Carb Counting - Harrison

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.
Schedule: First Wednesday of the month
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Harrison HealthPartners Diabetes and Nutrition Center - Bremerton
Registration: Call 360-744-6910 in advance to register, Referrals for appointments are required.


Advanced Carb Counting - Highline

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.


Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Patients are set up with a 3-7 day professional CGM system to monitor blood glucose levels as well as a follow up appointment for reviewing results. The purpose is to gain a better understanding of maintaining a healthy Blood Glucose level.
Schedule: Every Tuesday
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Harrison HealthPartners Diabetes and Nutrition Center - Bremerton
Registration: Call 360-744-6910 in advance to register, Referrals for appoints are required.


Diabetes Self-Management - Harrison

This seven and a half hour group class is tailored for patients with diabetes who want to develop a better understanding of living with diabetes.
Schedule: Schedule varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Harrison Medical Center – Silverdale, Orchid Room
Registration: Call 360-744-6910 in advance to register, Referrals for appointments are required.


Diabetes Self-Management - Highline

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.


Gestational Diabetes - Harrison

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.
Schedule: Wednesday (except first of the month)
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Harrison HealthPartners Diabetes and Nutrition Center - Bremerton
Registration: Call 360-744-6910 in advance to register, Referrals for appointments are 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.


Individual Consultation

Individual, one hour appointments are available with registered dietitians and diabetes educators to address the personal needs of patients. Appointments can include glucometer training, insulin injection training, insulin pump training as well as nutritional counseling for those with or without diabetes. Referrals for appointments are required.
Schedule: Schedule Varies
Cost: Cost available upon request
Locations:

  • For Franciscan Diabetes Education locations in Auburn, Bonney Lake, Burien, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Milton, Port Orchard, Puyallup, Spanaway, Tacoma and University Place, call 253-426-4352.
  • For Harrison HealthPartners Diabetes and Nutrition Centers in Bremerton, Silverdale and Poulsbo, call 360-744-6910 in advance to register.
  • For Highline Diabetes Education in Burien and South Seattle, call 206-431-5370.

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.


Pre Pump

This one and a half hour group class is provided to assist those with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes interested in starting on an insulin pump and what pump would work for each individual.
Schedule: First Wednesday of the month
Cost: Cost available upon request
Location: Harrison HealthPartners Diabetes and Nutrition Center - Bremerton
Registration: Call 360-744-6910 in advance to register, Referrals for appointments 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.