Learn in a supportive environment that allows for an engaging discussion about diabetes. Diabetes group classes consist of a small group of individuals with diabetes and their support person. The four-class sessions are held over a three-month period.

Key concepts for diabetes self-management:

  • Diabetes: What is it?
  • Nutrition: How to eat healthy for diabetes
  • Medication: Learn to manage your diabetes
  • Blood Sugars: Learn how to check and manage your levels
  • Exercise: Strategies for including exercise into your daily routine
  • Weight Management: Learn how to accomplish your weight goals
  • Prevention: Discuss how to avoid long-term complications of diabetes
  • Labs: Understand your diabetes related labs

Upcoming Class Sessions

  • June 5, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • June 19, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • July 17, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • August 28, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • July 31, 2019, 8:15 – 10:15 a.m.
  • August 14, 2019, 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
  • September 11, 2019, 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
  • October 23, 2019, 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
  • September 24, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • October 8, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • November 5, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
  • December 17, 2019, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Theresa Hoyles, Diabetes Education Services, Winona Health

Theresa Hoyles, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator

Classes are led by Theresa Hoyles, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, who has 13 years of experience in diabetes education and support.

To Register

If you’re interested in attending one of these sessions, contact your doctor for a referral or contact Winona Health Scheduling at 507.457.4521 to sign up.

To determine insurance coverage, check with the Winona Health’s Patient Resource Center. The Patient Resource Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is located near the Outpatient Laboratory on the clinic first floor at 855 Mankato Avenue in Winona. Patients will be served on a walk-in basis and the services are provided free to Winona area community members.

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