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Diabetes Classes

Diabetes Classes

Eisenhower Medical Center

Diabetes education and support groups for diabetes patients and their families.

Services Offered

Health Education • Diabetes • Support Groups • Supportive Services

Description

Group education classes for individuals with diabetes and their significant others are offered frequently throughout the year. The series is run by certified diabetes education specialists and health care professionals with expertise in diabetes.

Topics Covered in Classes Include:

  • Diabetes overview
  • Stress and psychological adjustment
  • Family involvement and social support
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Medications
  • Relationship between nutrition, exercise, medication, and blood glucose levels
  • Monitoring and use of results
  • Acute and chronic complications
  • Foot, skin and dental care
  • Goal setting
  • Improving glucose control
  • Use of health care systems and community resources

Location

45280 Seeley Dr., La Quinta, CA 92253 33.7189007 -116.2936821

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Eligibility

  • Open to the public

    Payment

  • This service is free

    Population

  • Teens accepted
  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Free Community Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Class is available:

  • Every Monday from 3:00-4:00pm at the Probst Building in Rancho Mirage. Call 760-773-1403 with questions.
  • Every Wednesday from 9:00-10:00am at the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta. Call 760-423-4855 with questions or to RSVP. Meets October through May.

  • "Finding Balance and Taking Control of Your Diabetes" every Thursday in the Annenberg Center in Rancho Mirage from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Call 760-834-7920 for more information and to RSVP.

  • "Tools, Tricks on Techonolgies for Types 1s (Type 1&2 patients on insulin)" meets third Tuesday of the month from 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Probst Building in Rancho Mirage. Call 760-837-8717 or email smason@eisenhowerhealth.org for more information or to RSVP.

  • The Spanish Diabetes and Pre-diabetes group meets second Friday of each month 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Probst Building in Rancho Mirage. Call 760-837-8718 for information and to RSVP.

Other Locations

Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center
Program Phone: (760) 773-1403
45280 Seeley Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
Probst Building
Program Phone: (760) 773-1403
39000 Bob Hope Dr., Suite 100B
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
The Annenberg Center
Program Phone: (760) 773-1403
39000 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270