Diabetes Support Resources and Classes
Diabetes Self Management Training Class
Accredited by the American Diabetes Association, this day-long informal course is taught in a relaxed environment with a team of registered nurses and registered dietitians. This class is offered monthly at Maury Regional Medical Center. Topics covered include:
- Defining diabetes
- Meal planning
- Proper exercise
- Stress reduction
- Prevention of long-term complications
- Ongoing care for diabetes
For more information about this class, call 931.540.4324.
Diabetes Education Group
The diabetes education group meets on a monthly basis to provide those with diabetes and their family members with new information as well as review of current therapies involved in diabetes care. In addition to getting answers to questions, the informal group setting allows people with diabetes to meet others with similar concerns. For a list of upcoming meetings, visit our calendar of events. For more information call 931.540.4324.
Gestational Diabetes Class
Approximately 7% of all pregnancies are complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus. Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as carbohydrate intolerance of varying degrees of severity that is recognized during pregnancy. Keeping glucose under control improves outcomes for the mother and infant. This course provides information about self management of diabetes during pregnancy with a focus on nutrition therapy. For more information call 931.540.4324.