For more information on class schedules, or to make an appointment, please call our office at (915) 532-6280
Diabetes Management (DM)
8 hours of instructional time. Topics covered include: defining diabetes, recommended glucose ranges, complications, nutritional education and meal planning, physical activity, stress management, and medications.
Medical Nutritional Therapy
Meet 1-on-1 with a Registered Dietitian regarding nutritional counseling needs.
Come and meet others with diabetes and share experiences, concerns, and recipes.
Mobile Outreach Through Education and Support Via Education (MOVES)
Classes are held throughout the community free of charge. The focus is on preventing or managing diabetes through healthy eating, physical activity, blood glucose monitoring, stress management, and medication adherence.
Learn more about diabetes and how to prepare healthy recipes.
World-wide research initiative to prevent the development of type 1 diabetes in persons who have relatives with type 1 diabetes.
Camp Lydia Mann
Week long summer camp for children ages 5-12 who have diabetes or are at risk for the development of diabetes. Participating children learn more about diabetes care, while also participating in fun activities, and create long lasting friendships with others.
Type 1 Diabetes
Newly diagnosed type 1 participants learn the basics of diabetes and diabetes management. Participants learn to control stress, develop healthy eating, exercise, and snacking habits, the importance of regular blood glucose monitoring, insulin regimens, ketone testing, hyper and hypoglycemia symptoms and treatment, and insulin injection.
Encourage employees to create physical activity and healthy eating goals, all while tracking their progress and periodically following up with employees and checking their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Insulin Injection Training
Participants learn to draw and inject insulin, the different injection sites, insulin effects on the body, and the importance of knowing when and how much to administer.
Insulin Pump Training
Participants switching over to the insulin pump learn the mechanics of the pump and its management.
Unlicensed Diabetes Care Assistants (UDCA)
School personnel learn what to look for in children with diabetes experiencing high or low blood sugars and what to do about it. They are trained on insulin injection, glucagon administration, testing methods, and what to do in the case of an emergency.
Blood glucose and A1c available. Some tests require fasting. Please call for details.