Diabetes Education

The out-patient diabetes education class is an essential tool for learning diabetes self-management. The class is for people with diabetes, and caretakers of those with diabetes. The class welcomes both newly diagnosed individuals and those needing to refresh their knowledge.

The class is taught by Tamara S. Herman, RD, LD, CDE,  a Registered & Licensed Dietitian, and a Certified Diabetes Educator

This course is composed of topics on: basics of diabetes, long and short-term diabetic complications, exercise, and medications, nutrition education with an individualized meal plan for each participant. Insulin education is covered at the end of the class, for participants on insulin.

Administration of insulin injections and glucometer instructions are not offered during the class, however, these instructions are available by contacting the Tamara S. Herman.

Currently, class participation is free, and does not require a physician’s order, however, pre-registration is required.

Classes are held once per month on Tuesday or Wednesday of the month from 12:30 –3:30 on Wednesdays and 4:00 – 7:00 PM on Tuesdays.

Call 706.282.4338 to register a participant(s) or for more information.

2018 Class Dates

Wednesday, January 17th        12:30 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, February 20th              4:00 - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, March 21st           12:30 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, April 10th                     4:00 - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, May 16th              12:30 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, June 19th                    4:00 - 7:00 PM 

Wednesday, July 18th              12:30 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, August 21st                 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, September 19th   12:30 - 3:30 PM 

Tuesday, October 16th               4:00 - 7:00 PM 

Wednesday, November 21st    12:30 - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, December 18th           4:00 - 7:00 PM