Diabetes Self-Management Education
Taking control of diabetes has many benefits such as feeling well daily and preventing long term complications. Learning how to keep your blood sugar levels within normal range gives you the power to experience these benefits now and in the future. The Memorial Hermann Health System’s team of experienced Certified Diabetes Educators offers programs designed for those who are newly diagnosed and for people with established diabetes.
About Our Diabetes Education Programs
Each participating Memorial Hermann hospital offers a unique program for patients diagnosed with Type 1, Type 2, Pre-diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. All of our programs are approved by the American Diabetes Association and are taught by certified diabetes educators who are Registered Dietitians and Registered Nurses.
Diabetes Education covers the principles of Diabetes Self-Management including:
- Healthy eating
- Being active
- Glucose monitoring
- Problem solving
- Reducing risks
- Healthy coping
Class Schedules & Cost
Class schedules vary by campus. Please contact the hospital campus closest to you for more information. Links to each campus and telephone contact information can be found below. Understanding diabetes is the key to preventing diabetic complications and this can save lives. The cost of the program is covered by most insurance groups, Medicare and some Medicaid plans. Please contact your insurance provider to verify your benefits.
We welcome your questions and comments about our programs. Please see the list below to contact us at any of our convenient locations.
Memorial Hermann Katy
Memorial Hermann Memorial City
Memorial Hermann Northwest
Memorial Hermann Southeast
Memorial Hermann Southwest
Memorial Hermann Sugar Land
Memorial Hermann Woodlands
My Health Advocate
Memorial Hermann Health System also offers My Health Advocate, which is a free telephone counseling disease management program designed to help you maintain good health with diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and congestive heart failure. For information specific to our diabetes program click here.