McLaren Greater Lansing
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You can live an active life with diabetes!
Where do I start, you ask?
Step One: Understand diabetes is a chronic condition.
Step Two: Learn how to manage diabetes through therapies and goal-setting.
Step Three: Enroll in McLaren Greater Lansing’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program!
Most individuals with diabetes find it’s not a body-friendly condition. Diabetes requires changes in eating habits, exercise, medications, insulin monitoring, emotional changes, and making this lifestyle a lifelong commitment.
McLaren Greater Lansing’s Diabetes Management Program offers morning, afternoon and evening classes or a full day session at 2727 S. Pennsylvania. Morning series of classes are held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday and Wednesday. Afternoon series of classes are held 1:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and evening series of classes are held from 5:45 p.m.- 9:15 p.m., on the same days. The program also offers a one day session on a Thursday once a month from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The diabetes teaching team includes a registered nurse and a registered dietitian certified in diabetes education. Our program meets American Diabetes Association national standards for diabetes self-management education.