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Diabetes Support and Education

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Diabetes Education Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). ADA recognition status assures that this program meets the national standards for excellence in education. Our multidisciplinary approach is designed to give you support and help you learn what you need to successfully manage your diabetes. Individual and group education is offered. Group education allows members to meet others with type 2 diabetes, with discussion focused on barriers and successes to management of the disease.

Educational Topics Include:
• Basics of diabetes
• Blood sugar management
• Healthy eating
• Ways to prevent, detect and treat high and low blood sugar
• Diabetes medication
• Complications
• Stress management
• Blood sugar monitoring
• Insulin pump training
• Continuous glucose monitoring training

Diabetes Education groups at Lahey Burlington are Tuesdays 6-8PM OR Mondays 10AM-12PM
Call 781-744-2088 to sign up or schedule an individual appointment.