Education / Events
Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes
Diabetes education classes are held at Bozeman Health. Registration and
a physician’s referral are required for insurance reimbursement.
Not all insurance companies cover education services: pre-approval is
recommended. Please call 406-414-5331 to register or for more information.
Comprehensive Diabetes Education: Whether you have been recently diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for
many years, ongoing education is essential to maintaining good health.
The more you know about your diabetes, the more effective you will be
in controlling it. The following education programs are designed using
national diabetes education standards to help you successfully manage
Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Self-Management: This two-part class is for individuals interested in learning how to prevent
progression to diabetes or manage their diabetes, care for themselves,
and control blood glucose levels. Participants will learn how and when
to monitor blood sugar levels and interpret results, how food affects
blood sugar, tips for weight management, healthy food choices and how
to begin a safe exercise program.
This program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
If you are newly diagnosed with diabetes, start with this class.
Diabetes Nutrition 101 and Counting Carbohydrates: This class covers basic information including when, what and how much to
eat to manage your diabetes. It also includes basic training on carbohydrate
counting, including hands-on practice to help understand the impact of
food on blood sugar.
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