McLaren Bay Diabetes Self-Care Education Program

A Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is offered through McLaren Bay Region. A total of three 3-hour sessions and a follow-up class with certified diabetes education nurses and registered dietitians are offered weekly at various times, including evening hours. Topics include diabetes diagnosis and progression, meal planning and carbohydrate counting, goal setting, knowing your numbers, preventing complications, heart healthy eating and stress management.

Gestational Diabetes Classes are also offered. This is class is 1 ½ to 2 hours.

Individual Classes are designed for adults, children and adolescents and discuss insulin pumps, insulin and injectable medication administration, glucose monitors, and continuous glucose sensors.

Our Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is certified by the State of Michigan Department of Community Health and has met the National Standards of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Classes are held at 400 S. Trumbull, Bay City. For more information, please call (989) 894 9528.