*The American Diabetes Association Recognizes this education service as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
An 8-hour comprehensive education program which covers all management topics important for diabetes care. These three sessions are offered to Joslin patients as well as to individuals in the community. A physician referral is required.
To enroll in Living with Diabetes classes, this referral form should be completed and faxed to 315 464-2510.
A 2-hour class aimed at helping the person with diabetes learn more about the role of carbohydrates and how it relates to their blood sugar control.
This 12 session weight management program is available to Joslin patients. Key elements include meal planning, physical activity/exercise, medication adjustments, lifestyle change strategies, blood glucose monitoring and group education and activities to assist overweight patients who are motivated to lose weight.
A 3-hour class which provides information and expectations of insulin pump therapy. This class is available to Joslin adult and pediatric patients.
A set of classes designed to help the patient start insulin pump therapy. These classes are available only to Joslin patients who are initiating insulin pump therapy.