The Jones Center Diabetes Self-Management Education class is a comprehensive coverage on the basics of diabetes, diabetes nutrition, and exercise; and is recognized by the American Association of Diabetes Educators for meeting the national standards for DSME. The class helps patients learn critical skills for diabetic self-management that will help the patients with diabetes on the path to wellness. Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, and require a doctor’s referral. There is no requirement to be a patient at this facility to be able to come to class. Most insurance plans are accepted including Medicare. We will check insurance coverage for class before attending. Please call The Jones Center for more information and we will be happy to assist you.
Diabetes is a disease that affects your body’s ability to produce or use insulin. Insulin is a hormone. When your body turns the food you eat into energy (also called sugar or glucose), insulin is released to help transport this energy to the cells.