Self-Management Education

    Diabetes 101: The Basics

    To enroll, call 832-393-5656 or complete this form.


    Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center
    6402 Market St., Houston Texas 77020
    April 13, 2023: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Alief Neighborhood Center
    11903 Bellaire Blvd., Houston Texas 77072
    April 12, 2023: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

    After you complete this presentation, you will:

    • Know what diabetes is
    • Understand how insulin works to lower blood sugar
    • Identify the risk factors for becoming diabetic
    • Be able to explain how to treat high and low blood sugar
    • Recognize the role that the seven self-care behaviors plan in managing diabetes

    Chronic Disease Self-Management

    Learn how to better manage any chronic disease with a full mind, body, spirit approach! This 8-week series is for adults impacted by any chronic disease! (En Español)

    Conversation Maps

    Conversation Maps® help individuals understand the relationship between diabetes and healthy eating, the value of monitoring and troubleshooting results, and the natural progression of diabetes. (En Español)

    Diabetes Management and Foot Care

    Led by Dr. Huzefa Sakerwalla. In-person and online classes. Third Tuesday of each month. 2-3 p.m. All locations.

    To enroll, call 832-393-6700 or email us

    Sessions include: 

    • Information on how diabetes and foot care fit together
    • Techniques for proper foot care
    • Questions and answers

    Diabetes Self-Management

    In-person and online classes each Thursday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. All locations.

    To enroll, call 832-393-6700 or complete this form

    Learn how to better manage diabetes with a full mind, body and spirit approach. This 7-week class includes:

    • Preventing low blood sugar
    • Meal planning
    • Stress management
    • Introduction to physical activity and exercise

    Diabetes Survival Skills

    This 2-hour class will focus on educating the following diabetic population: individuals who have had a recent change in their diabetes status, those recently hospitalized, or individuals with high risks for diabetic complications. The lecture will serve as an interim between diabetes education series and will provide the necessary skills and concepts needed to assist the learner in decreasing diabetic complications. (En Español)

      Prevent Type 2 Diabetes with (diabetes prevention program) (En Español)

      In-person and hybrid classes. All locations. 

      To enroll, call 832-393-6700.

      With these classes, you get:

      • A proven program to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes
      • A CDC- approved curriculum and trained lifestyle coach
      • Participant guides, fitness logs, food logs, weight log, action plan journal and other materials
      • Support from others like you as you learn new skills

      Heart-to-Heart Discussions About Blood Pressure

      To enroll, call 832-393-6700 or complete this form

      In-person and online classes each Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

      Protect Your Heart Workshop

      This two-hour workshop is to provide self-management education and skills to members diagnosed with diabetes but have also been identified as having high blood pressures (> 140/90). This presentation offers a wealth of information on strategies the member can use to lower their risks of heart disease and other complications as it relates to diabetes and hypertension. 

      Wisdom, Power and Control for Type 2 Diabetics (7-Week Series)

      Learn how to manage your diabetes through this interactive, culturally sensitive nutritional program. The seven-week series is for adults impacted by diabetes.

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