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Diabetes education is a collaborative process that helps people with diabetes learn how to successfully manage their disease.
The goal of diabetes education is to help people with diabetes practice self-care behaviors every day and be as healthy as possible. Diabetes self-management education/training is provided by diabetes educators. Real-life guidance and coaching to help people understand exactly how to best manage their diabetes, and to feel supported while doing it. DSME focuses on seven self-care behaviors so that people with diabetes can be healthy and fully enjoy life:
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Living Well with Diabetes teaches participants skills to manage their diabetes and other chronic conditions.
In addition to addressing the physical and emotional symptoms of diabetes, this program also aims to help participants better communicate with their health care providers and make healthy day-to-day decisions. The workshop is goal-orientated and shown to improved health outcomes for people looking to better manage their diabetes. Participants who have completed a workshop demonstrate:
Workshops are facilitated by two trained instructors and meet once a week for six weeks; each class lasts 2 ½ hours. During the workshop the topics covered include:
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Eighty-six million Americans now have prediabetes—that's 1 out of 3 adults! Of those 86 million, 9 out of 10 of them don't even know they have it.
Without intervention, 15% to 30% of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 years. With numbers like that, it's important to learn about prediabetes and take action. The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is an evidence-based lifestyle change program with the goal to prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes and heart disease among at-risk Utahns.
This is a 12-month intensive lifestyle change program with 16 weekly and 6 monthly group sessions, The sessions are facilitated by trained lifestyle coaches that encourage, coach, and motivate participants to adopt sustainable lifestyle changes, focusing on:
Visit www.choosehealth.utah.gov/your-health/lifestyle-change/diabetes-prevention-program.php for more information on the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Utah