Our educational staff includes nurses and dietitians who are certified diabetes educators and receive continuing training and education to maintain their certification. We offer comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs and support groups.
Carolina Carb Counters
Join our free diabetes support group, open to anyone in the community with an interest in diabetes.
First Thursday of the month from 1-2 p.m.
Spartanburg Regional Outpatient Center
853 North Church Street
Suite 720 C
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.
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
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.