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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

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) 681-7672

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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.

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.

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