Diabetes Education Programs & Events
We offer the following diabetes education programs and support groups for your best health. For dates, cost and additional information on any of the classes or groups listed, click on the links below.
Living Well with Diabetes
The Living Well with Diabetes class is for patients with type 2 diabetes who are either newly diagnosed or have not received any recent diabetes education.
Locations: Dublin, Fremont, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Redwood City
Healthy Eating with Type 2 Diabetes
This single session, 2.5 hour class will review the basics of nutrition and the glycemic impact of foods. Participants will learn how to manage their blood glucose levels, cholesterol and weight through diet. Emphasis will be placed on basic carbohydrate counting, label reading, shopping and food preparation. Taking the Living Well with Diabetes class prior to this class is highly recommended.
Locations: Palo Alto
Insulin Pump Class and Support Group
Our Fremont Center offers an Introduction to Pumping Insulin class. Learn about the pros and cons of using a pump instead of injections as a way to deliver your insulin.
Our Santa Cruz office offers an Insulin Pump Support Group. This group will teach you how to get the most from your insulin pump. The group will also cover topics such as carbohydrate counting, basal testing and how to operate advanced features on the pump.
New Weigh of Life - A Year-Long Program
This diabetes prevention program can help you get your health back on track if you are overweight or have been diagnosed with insulin resistance. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are welcome to join the class, once you have completed the Diabetes Self-Management Training.
Locations: Fremont, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz
Sweet Success (Gestational Diabetes) Program
Our Sweet Success Program includes small group meetings and individual counseling.
The program covers day-to-day management of blood glucose levels during pregnancy and prevention of type 2 diabetes post partum. All patients receive basic information about diabetes, nutrition recommendations, meal plans and home glucose monitoring instructions and training on taking insulin, if needed.
Locations: Dublin, Fremont, Palo Alto and Mountain view
Diabetes Support Groups
Meet others who share the changes that diabetes has brought to their lives, ask questions, and get information and support.
Locations: Palo Alto and Santa Cruz