Oconee Regional Medical Center

Diabetes Self

Diabetes Self Management

Diabetes Self-Management Education

What Will be Covered in These Classes?
Control of high and low blood sugars
Home blood glucose monitoring
Diabetes medications- how they work
Stress management, anxiety
Carbohydrate counting
Food label reading, menu planning
Dining out, portion sizes
Foot, skin care
Sick day management
Long-term complications of diabetes
And more

Why Enroll Now?

  • Learning how to keep your blood sugar well controlled can help prevent problems and improve your long-term health
  • You will learn how to manage your diabetes and control its effects on daily activities
  • Self-management is the key to good control of diabetes!
  • Many insurance companies pay for diabetes education. Contact your insurance company for more information.

Why Choose Oconee Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes Program?

  • Flexible schedule and monthly classes
  • Individual assessment, group classes, and follow-up
  • Interactive, participant-focused classes
  • Free monthly support group
  • Multi-disciplinary program with registered dietitian and registered nurse
  • One-on-one insulin and injectable medication training available by registered nurse
  • Free trial membership available at ORMC’s Fitness Works after completing the program

How to Enroll

  • A physician (or qualified non-physician practitioner) referral is needed, so discuss the program with your doctor today!

For more information about this program, call us at (478)457-2300