Diabetes Education Classes in Grand Rapids
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Diabetes Education Classes in Grand Rapids

Diabetes Education Classes in Grand Rapids

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Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus

200 Jefferson Avenue Southeast

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Morning, afternoon and evening series are available in 2016

Take this opportunity to learn about diabetes self-management in a setting close to home. These classes are offered in a three week series, with each session lasting 3–3 ½ hours. Most insurances participate in coverage.

What is it about?

  • These small group sessions are lead by Certified Diabetes Educators.
  • You will learn comprehensive but practical information about diabetes.
  • Learn how to control diabetes instead of letting it control you.

What will I learn?

  • What diabetes is all about and what you can do about it.
  • Discover the relationship between blood sugar and food.
  • Learn how monitoring blood glucose can help you make decisions.
  • Discover how diabetes medicines affect blood sugar levels.
  • Determine how physical activity can help your diabetes.
  • Learn to set an action plan to achieve your personal diabetes self-management goals.

Why sign up?

  • It's comprehensive
  • It's close to home
  • It can help you manage your diabetes
  • Notify your provider of your interest and ask for a referral.

How do I sign up?

  • Our education classes are based on referrals from your primary care physician. A referral is necessary to improve insurance coverage of the classes. For more information or to enroll in one of our classes , please call 616.685.3098 and select option 3 or email us at cde@mercyhealth.com.

2016 Diabetes Self Management Education Classes

Morning Series - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30 am-12:00 pm

  • January 19, 20, 21
  • March 22, 23, 24
  • May 17, 18, 19
  • July 26, 27, 28
  • September 20, 21, 22
  • November 15, 16, 17

Afternoon Series - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:00-4:30 pm

  • January 5, 6, 7
  • February 2, 3, 4
  • March 8, 9, 10
  • April 12, 13, 14
  • May 3, 4, 5
  • June 7, 8, 9
  • July 12, 13, 14
  • August 2, 3, 4
  • September 13, 14, 15
  • October 4, 5, 6
  • November 1, 2, 3
  • December 6, 7, 8

Evening Series - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30-9:00 pm

  • February 16, 17, 18
  • April 19, 20, 21
  • June 21, 22, 23
  • August 23, 24, 25
  • October 18, 19, 20
  • December 13, 14, 15

To download a printable class schedule please click HERE.


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Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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