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Diabetes Education

Comprehensive Diabetes Education Program

Sansum Clinic’s comprehensive diabetes education program provides up-to date information and support to help you manage your diabetes for the best health possible. Patients with diabetes who require more specialized care are referred to our Endocrinology Department

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Diabetes in Pregnancy

One-on-one support is available for pregnant individuals who have type 1 or 2 diabetes or have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Patients are referred to the Diabetes Educator by their OB as needed.

Diabetes in Pregnancy Packet >

Blood Glucose Log >

Food and Glucose Record >

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Diabetes Basics

This free 4-week program is recommended for anyone with prediabetes or diabetes, especially newly diagnosed. You will learn:

  • How you can manage your blood sugar
  • Why checking blood sugar can improve your health
  • About nutrition and Yes! you can eat fun foods
  • Why physical activity is important
  • About stress, sleep, and your blood sugar

Click here to sign up for Diabetes Basics or call (805) 681-7820

Diabetes Basics Handbook >

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Individual Diabetes Education

Sansum Clinic’s Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists offer individual consultations to address your personal concerns. They will help you:

  • Develop in-depth understanding of meal planning
  • Cope with and reduce stress, minimizing its effect on blood sugar levels
  • Incorporate preventive health care habits into your daily routine
  • Establish a personal exercise plan 
  • Develop strategies for travel, parties and dining out

Call (805) 681-7820 to make an appointment.

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Diabetes Resources: Tools for Learning

We offer resources to help you assess your risk of diabetes, understand prediabetes and diabetes and other materials to help you maintain your best health.

Diabetes Resources: Tools for Learning >