Diabetes Management

You Can Thrive With Diabetes

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people live with diabetes, you are not alone.


Our diabetes management program was developed to provide support to COPC patients living with pre-diabetes and diabetes. Through our detailed and dynamic education, you will be given the tools you need to better manage your pre-diabetes or diabetes and become empowered to enjoy life. If you are a COPC patient that has pre-diabetes or diabetes and would like to learn more about managing it, please contact your COPC physician to be referred to our program.

To participate in our program, you will need to have a physician referral. This is because our team will partner with your physician to track your progress and work with your health insurance company. To determine if your insurance plan will cover our classes, we recommend that you contact your insurer directly.

Getting the Support You Need

Learn more about what you can expect at our diabetes management classes.

Diabetes Management Class Locations

Africa Road Diabetes Management

655 Africa Road
Westerville, OH 43082

(614) 447-9495

Bethel Reed Park Diabetes Management

5202 Bethel Reed Park, Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43220

(614) 447-9495

Taylor Station Diabetes Management

170 Taylor Station Road
Columbus, OH 43213

(614) 447-9495

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

Living with diabetes can be challenging at best with balancing all the aspects of day to day management in addition to navigating life. Our program understands that you can't do it alone, it truly takes a team effort.

Watch the video from our accrediting organization, Association of Diabetes and Care Education Specialists, about the importance of diabetes education.

Making a Difference

"Thanks for all your insight and expertise! Wouldn't have been possible without your program."

Diabetes Management Class Outline

Class 1

Introduction

  • Welcome to the Class
  • Overview & Myths
  • Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Diagnostic Criteria
  • Physiology
  • Medications
  • Intro to Nutrition Labels
  • Discovery Learning

Class 2

Self-Management Strategies

  • Healthy Nutrition Guidelines & Strategies
  • Activity/Exercise Guidelines & Strategies
  • Recognizing Blood Glucose Patterns

Class 3

Staying Healthy

  • Managing All the Numbers
  • Troubleshooting Low Blood Glucose & High Blood Glucose
  • Foot Care
  • Current Research
  • Travel
  • Community Resources

Class 4

Graduation Day!

  • Alcohol
  • Heart Health
  • Looking at Dietary Fats
  • Putting it All Together
  • Follow-up

Finding Success

"I am so excited that I just wanted to share my news with you: For the first time since I've been taking my blood glucose levels, I am below 100...I registered at 98!"

Diabetes Management Steps to Success

Step 1

Getting Ready

After obtaining your physician referral, you will need to fill out the questionnaire we sent you and bring it to the first class. Additionally, if you are not currently testing your blood sugar at home, you will need to learn how to at the first class. If you have any questions about obtaining a glucose meter, please give us a call and we can help you.

Step 2

Attending Class

Over the span of 4 weeks, you will attend a class once per week lasting 2 hours each. For each class, we encourage you to bring a support person with you (at no charge). After you have completed the series of classes, your doctor will receive a copy of your progress note describing your educational sessions.

Step 3

Follow-Up

3 months after completing the classes, you will need to schedule a follow-up appointment with your physician and have completed a hemoglobin A1C. At any point, feel free to call us with any questions you may have and schedule additional follow-ups as needed.

Find Support Today

If you are ready to thrive with diabetes, sign up for our classes.

Meet the Diabetes Management Team

* American Diabetes Association (July 19, 2017) Statistics About Diabetes. Retrieved from http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/statistics/