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New! | Learn more about Shared Medical Appointments for diabetes management

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Southcoast Diabetes Management Program is an American Diabetes Association certified program. We offer a comprehensive series of classes designed to give adults and their families the knowledge to live their lives with diabetes.

Education is offered in small group sessions or individually as necessary. The program addresses all aspects of diabetes self-management including meal planning, medication management, complications of diabetes and much more.

The program is beneficial to everyone. Even people who have had diabetes for years are usually surprised by how much they can learn in this outpatient program.

Diabetes cannot be cured, but these educational series will provide you with the knowledge you need to help you live a healthier life.

Call us or speak to your physician about a referral to our program.

Committed to Excellence

This American Diabetes Association recognized program is staffed by Certified Diabetes Educators. This team of nurses and dietitians is committed to help you live a healthier life.

Control your diabetes, don't let your diabetes control you!


Program Services

    Group and Individual Education:
    • Understanding diabetes
    • Nutrition
    • Exercise
    • Measuring blood glucose
    • Medication management
    • Diabetes and pregnancy

    Insulin Pump:

    • Beginning pump therapy
    • Learning advanced pumping skills

    Community Education:

    • Current topics in diabetes

    Professional Education:

    • Resources regarding current trends in diabetes treatment


Why Diabetes Management is Important

    Diabetes mellitus is a complex chronic illness that requires care and education to prevent the potential complications this disease can cause.

    With the education you receive, you are empowered to manage your illness more effectively.

    The team approach used at Southcoast Hospitals Group provides you with education and skills that will assist you in maintaining health.



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