Diabetes Self-Management Classes

For Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

About the Classes

Self-management classes are available for patients and families coping with type 2 diabetes. This six-month program is comprised of four parts, which are offered four days a week with morning, afternoon and evening times available.

Class One

This three-hour class discusses topics including:

  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Meal planning
  • Physical activity

Class Two

This two-hour class, offered two weeks after class one, discusses topics including:

  • Evaluating self-test results and skills
  • Meter use and maintenance
  • Monitoring glucose levels
  • Strategies for food selection and
    portion control when eating away from home

Class Three

This two-hour class, offered three months after class two, discusses topics including:

  • Foot care skills
  • Heart healthy food choices
  • How diabetes and therapy change over time
  • Glucose monitoring records

Class Four

This two-hour class, offered three months after class three, discusses topics including:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Stress and how it affects blood glucose control
  • Diabetes and depression
  • Specific needs identified by class patients

How to Sign Up

To attend a diabetes self-management class, you must be referred by your primary care physician.

Select a location for referral forms and contact information.

BrenhamBrenham

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 979-830-1010.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Becky Kubicek, RD
Registered Dietitian
Phone: 979-830-5017 or 866-909-9355

Cedar ParkCedar Park

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 512-509-3490 or 512-509-3410.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Chelsea Steinarsson, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 512-509-0200

Find upcoming class

College StationCollege Station

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 979-207-4120, or email scanned form to lcollins@sw.org.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Allison Beck, RD
Registered Dietitian
Email: albeck@sw.org

Find upcoming class

GeorgetownGeorgetown

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 512-509-3490 or 512-509-3410.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Chelsea Steinarsson, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 512-509-0200

Find upcoming class

PflugervillePflugerville

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 512-509-3410.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Chelsea Steinarsson, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 512-509-0200

Round RockRound Rock

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 512-509-3490 or 512-509-3410.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Chelsea Steinarsson, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 512-509-0200

Find upcoming class

TaylorTaylor

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 512-509-3490 or 512-509-3410.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact our educator to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Chelsea Steinarsson, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 512-509-0200

TempleTemple

Referral

Fax a completed diabetes education referral form PDF Document to 254-215-0325.

Class Registration

Once you have faxed a referral form, contact one of our educators to sign up for an upcoming four-part class:

Barbara Buckles, RN, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 254-215-0369

Lynn McLellan, RN, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
Phone: 254-215-0310


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