La PORTE — La Porte Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are as follows:

Free Pre-Diabetes Classes

Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes. All are welcome; registration is not required. Classes meet the 3rd Monday of every month from Noon to 1p.m. at the Heart & Vascular Conference Room, first floor of 901 Lincolway, La Porte.

 

Diabetes Self-Management Classes

This is a comprehensive program to empower you to control your own health. A physician’s order and pre-registration are required. Classes begin at the start of each month and continue for four weeks. Classes are offered Mondays 9 to 11 a.m. or Thursdays 5 to 7 p.m. Contact Patty Leonard at 219-326-2478 for details.

 

Individual Appointments

A physician’s order and pre-registration are required. Appoints may be made with either a certified diabetes educator or registered dietitian depending on your treatment method and needs: insulin, injectable, gestational diabetes, continuous glucose monitoring and nutritional education. Contact Patty Leonard at 219-326-2478 for details.

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