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Diabetes Education

Diabetes self management education gives you the skills you need to learn to control your diabetes.

You will:

  • Learn what diabetes is and how to manage it
  • Learn how food affects your blood glucose and how to eat healthy for a lifetime
  • Learn the benefits of activity and how to make it a part of your life
  • Learn how your medication works
  • Learn how to monitor and interpret your blood glucose
  • Learn to prevent complications
  • Learn skills for managing a lifetime disease
  • Continued motivation for good health

Most insurance plans and Medicare/Medicaid cover diabetes education. Check with your plan.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Team Members

Diabetes Educators are Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians who have completed special training, extensive practical experience and testing in diabetes care and management.

Diabetes educators focus on helping you achieve behavioral change goals which in turn help you reduce your risk of complications and improve your health status.

Diabetes Associations and Organization

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Billings Clinic Online Diabetes Support Group

This is an online support group to provide a safe and supportive online community for individuals living with diabetes, and their support systems, to collaborate, commiserate, and thrive.

Learn more.

Locations

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    10
    Monday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Lifestyle Balance is the National Diabetes prevention program focusing on reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To be eligible for the program you must be at least 18 years of age, BMI greater than 24 and be at risk for type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle Balance is a comprehensive year long program focusing on nutrition, physical activity, and behavior modification to help you loose at least 7% of your body weight.
  • Aug
    11
    Tuesday
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Lifestyle Balance is the National Diabetes prevention program focusing on reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To be eligible for the program you must be at least 18 years of age, BMI greater than 24 and be at risk for type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle Balance is a comprehensive year long program focusing on nutrition, physical activity, and behavior modification to help you loose at least 7% of your body weight.
  • Aug
    17
    Monday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Lifestyle Balance is the National Diabetes prevention program focusing on reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To be eligible for the program you must be at least 18 years of age, BMI greater than 24 and be at risk for type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle Balance is a comprehensive year long program focusing on nutrition, physical activity, and behavior modification to help you loose at least 7% of your body weight.