Diabetes Education - Self Management Program Test in ALPHARETTA, Georgia

The Diabetes Education - Self Management Program test contains 1 test.

The Diabetes Self Management Education Program is for people who either have pre-diabetes, diabetes or are caretakers of people with diabetes. 

From better nutrition and encouraging regular physical activity to understand medicine and managing your health, this program is designed to support behavioral change resulting in better blood glucose control. 

The sessions are conducted by Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE’s) and adhere to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) program guidelines and include the following sessions.

DSME Session 1

Making Sense of Diabetes: An Introduction

  • What is Type 1 Diabetes
  • What is Type 2 Diabetes
  • Insulin resistance
  • How insulin works
  • Gestational diabetes

 

DSME Session 2

Healthy Eating and Diabetes (Parts 1 and 2)

  • Food and blood glucose dynamics
  • Food types and examples
  • Meal planning
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Food labels
  • Heart healthy eating
  • Goal setting
  • Food log/diary considerations

 

DSME Session 3

Being Active with Diabetes

  • How regular exercise affects the body
  • How to start an exercise program
  • Planning your exercise program
  • How much exercise a PWD should get each week
  • Physical activity Considerations

 

DSME Session 4

Monitoring: Making Sense of the Numbers

  • Checking your blood glucose
  • Normal blood glucose ranges
  • Understanding the A1C test and A1C goals
  • Know when to test your blood glucose
  • Understanding hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia

 

DSME Session 5

Diabetes and Medications

  • Why diabetes medicines are important
  • Classification and name overview
  • Know name and dose of your medication
  • Possible side elects
  • Oral medications
  • Types of insulin and considerations
  • Other diabetes medications

 

DSME Session 6

Getting Through the Tough Spots: Diabetes and Problem Solving

  • 3 factors that can raise blood glucose
  • Rules to follow when you’re ill
  • What to do when having dental work/surgery
  • Travel tips
  • Common causes of Hypoglycemia and actions to take

 

DSME Session 7

Healthy Coping and Diabetes: Reducing Stress

  • Understand how stress or depression affects blood glucose
  • Identifying and anticipating stressful situations
  • Identifying solutions for stressful situations or change in routine
  • Case studies and situational exercises
  • Goal setting, using the S.M.A.R.T. model
  • The Ten Commandments of managing stress
  • Partnering with your health team

 

DSME Session 8

Complications and Diabetes: Reducing your Risks

  • Preventive screenings for your eyes, feet
  • List some complications of uncontrolled diabetes
  • Know how often you should check your feet
  • Behaviors that can prevent complications from diabetes
  • Taking care of you and your diabetes – Talking to your Doctor
  • Pregnancy planning and your diabetes

 

DSME Session 9

Managing Your Diabetes – A Summary

  • Controlling your diabetes – It’s more than just sugar
  • Diabetes and your heart – Blood pressure and cholesterol
  • The ABC’s of diabetes

 

DSME Session 10

Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

  • What is hypoglycemia
  • Common signs and symptoms
  • 2 causes of low blood glucose
  • Hypoglycemia treatments
  • Ways in which to lower your risk of hypoglycemia

 

  • No Prescription Needed
  • Discounts up to 80%
  • Hundreds of Lab Tests Available

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Patient Service Center
3055 N POINT PKWY STE 300
ALPHARETTA, Georgia 30005 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distance 0.00 miles

Patient Service Center
3925 Johns Creek Ct Ste B
Suwanee, Georgia 30024 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Distance 7.40 miles

Patient Service Center
1634 Market Place Blvd
Cumming, Georgia 30041 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-1:30 pm & 2:30 pm-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-1:30 pm & 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
Distance 9.90 miles

Patient Service Center
5667 Peachtree Dunwoody Road Ne Ste 190
Atlanta, Georgia 30342 Map
Phone 404-255-0825
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Distance 17.10 miles

Patient Service Center
5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE Ste. 125
Atlanta, Georgia 30342 Map
Phone 404-257-5576
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distance 17.10 miles

Patient Service Center
575 Professional Drive Ste 200
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distance 18.60 miles

Patient Service Center
1630 Scenic Hwy. N Ste. 17
Snellville, Georgia 30078 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distance 19.90 miles

Patient Service Center
120 Oakside Court Suite F
Canton, Georgia 30114 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-Th 8:00 am-6:00 pm
  • F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Distance 20.10 miles

Patient Service Center
790 Church St NW Ste 200
Marietta, Georgia 30060 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Distance 21.70 miles

Patient Service Center
3969 S Cobb Dr SE Ste 207
Smyrna, Georgia 30080 Map
Phone 770-436-7594
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:30 pm-5:00 pm
Distance 22.30 miles

Patient Service Center
497 Winn Way Ste 115
Decatur, Georgia 30030 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Distance 22.50 miles

Patient Service Center
550 Peachtree St Ne Ste 1775
Atlanta, Georgia 30308 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Distance 24.00 miles

Patient Service Center
285 Boulevard Ne Ste. 215
Atlanta, Georgia 30312 Map
Phone 404-331-1311
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Distance 25.80 miles

Patient Service Center
4743 Atlanta Hwy Ste 110
Loganville, Georgia 30052 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-1:00 pm & 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Distance 27.10 miles

Patient Service Center
3825 Medical Park Dr. Ste. 101
Austell, Georgia 30106 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-12:30 pm & 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
Distance 29.30 miles

Patient Service Center
1136 Cleveland Ave Ste 303 S Fulton Med Arts Ctr
East Point, Georgia 30344 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-Th 8:30 am-5:00 pm
  • F 8:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-Th 9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • F 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Distance 32.40 miles

Patient Service Center
1365 Rock Quarry Rd Ste 203 The Onyx Bldg
Stockbridge, Georgia 30281 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-4:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Distance 37.00 miles

Patient Service Center
6025 Professional Pkwy Ste 104
Douglasville, Georgia 30134 Map
Phone 770-577-7570
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:30 pm-5:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Distance 38.50 miles

Patient Service Center
83 Upper Riverdale Rd SW Ste 120
Riverdale, Georgia 30274 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Distance 38.60 miles

Patient Service Center
101 Yorktown Dr Ste 201
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Distance 44.70 miles

Patient Service Center
1000 Hawthorne Ave Ste Q
Athens, Georgia 30606 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M,T,Th 8:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • W 8:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • F 8:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M,T,Th 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • W 9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Distance 46.00 miles

Patient Service Center
676 US 441 Business
Demorest, Georgia 30535 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 7:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Distance 50.30 miles

Patient Service Center
15 Riverbend Drive Suite 110
Rome, Georgia 30161 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:30 pm-5:00 pm
Distance 58.60 miles

Patient Service Center
120B West College Street
Griffin, Georgia 30224 Map
Phone 866-697-8378
Hours
  • M-F 8:00 am-1:00 pm & 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Drug Screen
  • M-F 8:00 am-12:30 pm & 1:45 pm-3:00 pm
Distance 61.80 miles