Newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for years, we have education classes for everyone.
For more info contact us at 864-560-6419x5.
We are committed to providing a staff with the highest level of expertise in its field so that you receive the best care possible. Our educational staff includes nurses and dietitians who are certified diabetes educators and receive continuing training and education to maintain their certification.
Carolinas Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology Diabetes Education Program offers comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs and support groups at Spartanburg Regional and Pelham Medical Center. We have counseled thousands of adults with diabetes who have learned to lead better, healthier lives.
Education in diabetes self-management skills can include:
- Carbohydrate counting
- Continuous glucose monitoring
- Home blood sugar monitoring
- Injection training
- Insulin pumps
- Insulin therapy
- Managing medications
- Meal planning
- Problem solving
- Special needs
Certified diabetes educators help you understand the basics of controlling your blood glucose levels through good nutrition, moderate activity and blood glucose monitoring. Other topics covered in the classes include heart health, stress management, weight management, and overall wellness.
We provide basic and comprehensive educational services for adults with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes. In addition, we offer individualized care and consultations to meet your specific needs.
Gestational Diabetes Classes
Gestational diabetes classes are for women who develop diabetes during pregnancy. We work with you and your doctor to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Our certified diabetes educators teach you how to take care of your gestational diabetes through nutritious meals, exercise and self-blood glucose monitoring.