The Saint Joseph Diabetes Resource Center offers a full range of personalized services designed to give those with diabetes the knowledge and confidence they need to manage their disease on a day-to-day basis.
Our program is led by an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals and offered at our Mishawaka and Plymouth campuses. Understanding all you can about diabetes is the key to gaining control and feeling better. Let our team help you learn about self-management. We can help you live an active, healthy lifestyle.
- Group education classes
- Individual education for special needs
- Gestational diabetes education
Taking Charge of Your Diabetes is a class designed to provide complete education and self-management skills. It is recommended for individuals newly diagnosed with diabetes, those not previously educated in diabetes care, potential pump candidates or family members of diabetics. The fee for this class is covered by most insurance and Medicare.
- What is diabetes
- Self-monitoring of blood glucose
- Role of exercise in decreasing blood glucose levels
- Sick-day management
- Meal planning & daily dining challenges
- How to avoid complications
To register call 574.335.4500.
Diabetes Support Group Meetings
Understanding all you can about diabetes is the key in gaining control and feeling better. Meet with others who share your daily challenges and lifestyle concerns.
These meetings are free and open to the public.