diabetes Self Management Education
A diabetes diagnosis requires making daily self-management decisions and performing complex care activities. Diabetes self-management education (DSME) provides the foundation to help people with diabetes navigate these decisions. Through an accredited DSME class, a person with diabetes will learn about nutrition, stress management, physical activity, medication adherence, reduction of complications, and more.
Accredited DSME Classes:
El Paso Center for Diabetes
Sun City Dietitians
Other Diabetes Programs:
Centro San Vicente
Diabetes Education Empowerment Program
This is a 6-week program that provides information on high blood pressure, cholesterol, exercise and diabetes management.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes
An online type 2 diabetes course designed to teach individuals how to manage diabetes through interactive lessons on food, self-care, and medications. The course is available for 1 year access after purchase.
ENG/SPA: English only
virtual/in-person: Online Course
The University of Texas at El Paso
The Diabetes Garage
A free diabetes management program for men and their families that use auto maintenance comparisons to explain diabetes.
Southern New Mexico Diabetes Programs:
New Mexico State University
On the Road to Living Well with Diabetes
A prevention and management program that helps individuals at risk or with diabetes by providing education on important tests, eating right and being physically active.
Las Cruces, NM
Southern New Mexico Diabetes Outreach
Provides diabetes classes, educational support groups and other local screenings directly to the people of southern New Mexico.
This website is for educational purposes only and is not to replace consultations and visits with a primary care physician. For any additional questions, call 915-532-6280. Website crafted by Novatech.