Manage Diabetes

other programs

Diabetes education and prevention programs help develop a plan to stay healthy and provide the tools and ongoing support to make the plan a regular part of one’s life.

Centro San Vicente – Diabetes Education Empowerment Program

Classes that teach people who have diabetes how to manage their illness. Information on high blood pressure, choloestrol and exercise is also presented.

insurance: No Insurance

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: Virtual

City of El Paso Department of Public Health – Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program currently in development and set to begin 2021-2022.

insurance: INS & No-ins

ENG/SPA: eng

virtual/in-person: both

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank – Nutrition Education

The program is designed to improve the likelihood that people eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles.The classes are taught for all ages from preschool children to high school aged students, adults, parents and senior citizens. Topics and demonstrations include healthy weight management, portion control, healthy snack and budgeting.

insurance: No-insurance

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: In-Person

Kelly Center for Hunger Relief – FreshStart | Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL)

The program focuses on helping members overcome barriers that are keeping them in poverty. The members are screened to determine if they are a good fit to the program and are asked to determine three goals which they will work on with case managers throughout the 9-month program. Case managers work with members to help them be self-sufficient in achieving their goals. Pre-diabetes assessments are also conducted to promote health and wellness.

insurance: ins & no-ins

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: both

New Mexico State University – On the Road to Living Well with Diabetes

Locations:

Las Cruces, NM

The program is designed to help individuals with diabetes better manage their glucose levels and help reduce the complications that may result from uncontrolled diabetes. It is also offered to individuals with prediabetes and those at risk for developing diabetes. The program covers: how to incorporate healthy meals, why it’s important to be physically active, and more.

insurance: No insurance

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: both

Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach

The Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach (SNMDO) provides diabetes classes, educational support groups, and other regional screenings directly to the people of Southern New Mexico with the primary mission being diabetes prevention; adult diabetes class sessions, childen and youth T1D education, adult education meeting, and health screenings.

insurance: No insurance

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: virtual

The University of Texas at El Paso – The Diabetes Garage

A free diabetes management program for men and their families that uses auto maintenance comparisons to better explain diabetes management to men.

insurance: No insurance

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: virtual

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo – Harvesting Healthy Traditions

A lifestyle change program focused on nutrition and physical activity as well as supporting local agricultural efforts through community gardens. Participants learn about the connection between unhealthy diets and physical inactivity as risk factors for chronic disease and other health conditions. Participants learn to plant, grow, and harvest fresh fruits and vegetables and other traditional foods, their nutrition, cooking demonstrations, amongst other nutrition topics. Participants are encouraged to engage in various physical activity opportunities available. Program is open for American Indians/Alaska Natives (Indian Health Services eligibility criteria may apply).

insurance: ins & no-ins

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: both

Program is open for American Indians/Alaska Natives (Indian Health Services eligibility criteria may apply).

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo – Do Well Be Well with Diabetes®

Developed by the TX A&M Extension Agency, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes® is a support education service for individuals and their families who may need refreshers, to learn how to help their family member(s) with diabetes, or to adapt to their family member’s learning styles.

insurance: ins & no-ins

ENG/SPA: both

virtual/in-person: both

Program is open for American Indians/Alaska Natives (Indian Health Services eligibility criteria may apply).