Living With Diabetes
The Living With Diabetes Program has been Recognized
by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management
Education. It is based on sound, well-researched information
proven to help manage your diabetes better. It offers diabetics
an opportunity to participate in a program designed specifically
for them. The program has two components; individual and
The two pre-class
individual sessions provide diabetics with one-on-one consultations
with a Registered
Dietitian and a Registered Nurse who is a Certified Diabetes
sessions include a full day of activities, taught by the Registered
Nurse and Registered Dietitian.
Diabetics will learn self-management skills that may help them
live a longer, healthier life, by managing their diabetes better.
About the Program
SAMC Ontario's in-depth Living With Diabetes Program includes
self-management classes on:
- Understanding Diabetes
- Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Sick Day Management
- Foot Care
How to Start
To sign up for the Living With Diabetes Program,
you must be referred by a physician.
also need to contact your insurance provider to find out whether
the program is covered under your plan. Most insurance
carriers cover the cost of the program, and most physicians
will support your desire to learn self-management skills.
For more information
or to sign up for the class,
call SAMC Ontario's Living
With Diabetes Program