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Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of Americans. Its complications can lead to heart disease, kidney disease, and blindness. If left untreated, diabetes can even be fatal.

If you have a parent or sibling with diabetes, or if you experience one or more of the following symptoms on a regular basis, talk to your doctor:

  • Excessive thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Occasional blurred vision

Diabetes Education

Fisher-Titus Medical Center Diabetes Education Classes are designed for individuals interested in learning more about diabetes management. Class participation is by physician referral only.

Participants will...

  • Discuss the diabetes disease process
  • List the signs, symptoms, and treatment of high and low blood sugar reactions
  • Discuss proper foot and eye care
  • Learn to set goals and problem solve
  • Discuss medications, their actions, and side effects
  • Learn ways to deal with stress
  • Demonstrate insulin administration
  • Learn about community resources locally and nationally
  • Learn to properly use home glucose monitoring equipment (free meters available)
  • Learn to prevent, detect, and treat acute and chronic complications of diabetes
  • Learn how exercise helps manage diabetes
  • Demonstrate meal planning and portion control
  • Read and interpret nutrition information from product labels
  • Describe everyday opportunities to improve eating habits
  • Learn to properly manage diabetes

Fisher-Titus Medical Center's Diabetes Education Classes are Certified by the American Diabetes Association.

Diabetes Educational Sessions

Fisher-Titus Medical Center's Diabetes Educational Group meets regularly. Sessions include presentations by medical professionals to provide members with the latest information on diabetes management. The meetings are free-of-charge and open to anyone interested in learning about diabetes and diabetes management.

Check our events calendar for upcoming meetings and events.