Diabetes Education and Nutrition Classes
Did you know that knowledge is one of the most important elements in the management of your diabetes? Investing in your education about diabetes and prediabetes now can help you in the prevention of serious complications and allow you to live your best life. PacMed invites you to attend our diabetes education classes.
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Our Diabetes Basics class includes information about:
- What is diabetes?
- The ABCs of diabetes care
- Medication management
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Reducing long-term complications
Our Living with Diabetes class includes information about:
- Foot care
- Exercise and activity
- The emotional side of diabetes
- Reducing risks and problem solving
Our Diabetes Nutrition class includes information about:
- Healthy eating
- Meal planning
- Food nutrition fact labels
- Grocery shopping tips
- Meals away from home
Our Meal Planning class includes information about:
- Menu planning as a part of a lifestyle of successful diabetes management
- Review food groups, standard portion sizes and types of carbohydrates
- Practice planning a one-week meal plan using your personal nutrition goals
Diabetes Support Group
PacMed holds free monthly diabetes support groups at our Canyon Park clinic in Bothell and at our Renton clinic. During this meeting, you will learn how others have improved their diabetes control, and you will receive the latest information from our diabetes educators. Click here to learn more.
Upcoming sessions and registration information:
May – Renton
601 S Carr Rd, #100
Renton, WA 98055
You can find a map and printable directions here.
- 4/27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Diabetes Basics
- 5/11, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Diabetes Nutrition
- 5/18, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m., Meal Planning
- 5/25, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Living with Diabetes
Grocery Store Tour – Renton
17801 108th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98055
Tour cost is $20 and is not covered by insurance. Please make checks payable to Pacific Medical Centers.
This fee is non-refundable.
- 06/13, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Meet in the Produce Area
To learn more about our diabetes care team, click here.
These classes are open to anyone with diabetes and their family, friends or coworkers.
To register for a class, please contact:
Princess Beltran, Diabetes Program Coordinator
Please verify with your health insurance company that these classes are a covered service. Otherwise, you will be considered self-pay. The cost of each class is $140. If this is a non-covered service and you would like to pay in full on the day of the class, you will receive a 30% discount, making the cost $98. PacMed accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
USFHP members, this class may be a free service for you. Please contact member services at 1.800.585.5883 for more information.
If you would like to be removed from our diabetes education class mailing list, please contact Princess Beltran.
The NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) has recognized Pacific Medical Centers for consistently providing a high level of diabetes care for their patients, and PacMed's Diabetes Education Program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.Back to Top