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Managing Your Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis may feel scary, sad, or overwhelming but the South County Health Diabetes Center is by your side. Here, you will find everything you need to manage your Type-1, Type-2, or gestational diabetes and lead an active, healthy life.

Our holistic, personalized approach is tailored to help you meet your individual goals. And our dedicated staff of expert diabetes educators offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you manage your condition, prevent complications, and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Getting Started

Ask your physician for a referral to the South County Health Diabetes Center and you’ll be on your way to healthier living. On your first visit to the Diabetes Center, we will meet with you individually to assess your diabetes and unique needs. We will give you the tips, tools, and techniques to optimize your health and empower you to make and sustain healthy lifestyle choices. Our goal is to reduce your risk of diabetes complications.

Diabetes Education

To help you manage your diabetes, we give you the option of individual education visits, group classes, or a combination of both. Our programs will help you and your family learn important self-management skills, including:

  • Understanding diabetes
  • When and what to eat
  • Balancing your blood sugar levels
  • Diabetes medications
  • Activities and exercises to lose weight and stay healthy
  • Stress management
  • How to cope
  • Taking control and preventing complications
  • How to make healthy lifestyle changes
  • Gestational diabetes management
  • Eating for diabetes