Individual, one-hour appointments are available with a diabetes educator to develop custom diabetes self-management plan, including self-monitoring of blood sugar, increasing physical activity and healthy eating. These consultations are available for people with Type 1, Type 2 or gestational diabetes. Our certified insulin pump trainers are available to assist individuals in learning the essentials of managing diabetes and maintaining a healthy, normal lifestyle with an insulin pump. To schedule an appointment, call 253- 426-6753.
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.
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.