Healthy Hearts Plus II

Diabetic Self-Management

The Diabetic Self-Management Educational program offers a culturally diverse educational experience that ultimately empowers the participant, optimizes their health and improves quality of life for themselves and their families. Participants are given tools and information about a healthy food diet and lifestyle that compliments their disease. The program also includes prevention education. This 10 week program offers diabetes education using a 3 prong approach. This contains Intensive Diabetes Education, Nutritional Support/ Food Preparation and Exercise Training. It is the commitment of the Nurse and Peer Diabetes Educators, Nutritionist and Exercise Coach to help all participants meet this personal diabetes goals. The idea is to encourage each participant to not only use the information for themselves but also their families plus communities