Diabetes Services

McLaren’s Diabetes education program can help you successfully manage Diabetes by learning to control blood sugar through proper nutrition and exercise. Nutritional Counseling, also known as Medical Nutrition Therapy, plays a role in preventing and/or treating many health conditions (including Diabetes) and is provided by select registered dietitians on staff (RD). We also offer support group sessions and special events throughout the year to help ensure your diabetes management success.

Diabetes Education at McLaren Greater Lansing

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.- 8:45 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 3:30 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.

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