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Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)

Diabetes education is a collaborative process that helps people with diabetes learn how to successfully manage their disease.

Program Benefits

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:

  • Healthy eating
  • Being active
  • Monitoring blood sugar levels
  • Taking medication
  • Problem solving
  • Healthy coping skills
  • Reducing risks

What Is Provided To Participants

  • Education and support on all aspects of diabetes care by diabetes educators in individual or group settings.
  • Individualized plan that includes the tools and support to help make the plan easy to follow.

Resources & Programs

Visit www.choosehealth.utah.gov for more information
Visit livingwell.utah.gov/dsmelist.php for list of providers

Additional Resources

The Utah Department of Health resources:

Partner Resources

List of DSME Providers in Utah

Program Name Address City Phone
American Fork Hospital 98 North 1100 East, St 302 American Fork (801) 855-3471
Ashley Regional Medical Center 150 West 100 North Vernal (435) 781-6874
Avenues Specialty Clinic 324 10th Avenue Salt Lake CITy (801) 314-4500
Birch Family Pharmacy   493 North Main Street Tooele (435)-882-7775
Bountiful Clinic 390 North Main Street Bountiful (801)-314-4755
Brigham City Hospital 950 South 500 West Brigham City (435) 734-4339
Cedar City Hospital 110 West 1325 North, St 100 Cedar City (435) 868-5576
Central Valley Medical Center 48 W 1500 N Nephi (435) 623-3108
Comprehensive Care Clinic 5171 South Cottonwood Street  Murray (801)-507-9390
Cottonwood Endocrine and Diabetes Center 5770 South 250 East, Suite 310 Murray (801) 314-4500
Crimson Valley Pharmacy 2351 South River Road, Ste 3 St. George (435) 218 -7744
Diabetes Care Centers of Utah at Davis Hospital 1600 West Antelope Drive Layton (801) 807-7360
Diabetes Care Centers of Utah at Jordan Valley Hospital 3580 West 9000 South West Jordan (801) 562-4263
Dixie Regional Medical Center Diabetes Clinic 348 East 600 South St. George (435) 251-2888
Garfield Memorial Hospital  200 North 404 East Panguitch (435) 676-8811
Gunnison Valley Home Care   45 East 100 North Gunnison (435) 528-3955
Heber Valley  Medical Center 1485 South Highway 40 Heber City (435) 654-2509 
Intermountain Bear River Valley Hospital 905 North 1000 West Tremonton (435) 716-5439
Intermountain Budge Clinic 1350 North 500 East Logan (435) 792-1682
Intermountain Logan Clinic 412 North 200 East Logan (435) 713-2700
Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital 1400 North 500 East Logan (435) 716-5439
Intermountain Medical Center Diabetes Education (Inpatient Only) 5121 South Cottonwood Street Murray (801) 314-4755
Internal Medicine Associates 9844 South 1300 East, Suite 200 Sandy (801) 314-4500
Lakeview Hospital 630 East Medical Drive  Bountiful (801) 299-6868
Maple Mountain Pharmacy 724 South 1600 West Mapleton (801) 515-6048
McKay-Dee Endocrine and Diabetes Clinic 4403 Harrison Boulevard, #3630  Ogden (801) 387-7900 
McKay-Dee Hospital Outpatient Diabetes Education 4401 Harrison Boulevard Ogden (801) 387-7520
Memorial Health Center 2000 South 900 East Salt Lake City (801) 314-4500
Moab Regional Hospital 450 Williams Way Moab (435)719-3660
Mountain View Hospital 1000 East 100 North Payson (801) 465-7045
North Cache Valley Clinic 4088 North Highway 91 Hyde Park (435) 563-4900
Primary Children's Medical Center 81 North Mario Capecchi Drive Salt Lake City (801) 213-3599
Revere Heatlh  1055 North 500 West, Suite 212 Provo (801) 374-2362
Salt Lake Clinic 333 South 900 East Salt Lake City (801) 314-4500
Sanpete Valley Hospital 1100 South Medical Drive Mt. Pleasant (435) 462-2441
Santaquin Pharmacy & Diabetes Center 27 West Main, C1 Santaquin (801) 754-1141
Sevier Valley Medical Center 1100 North Main Street Richfield (435) 893-0371
South Cache Valley Clinic 190 South Highway 165 Providence (435) 755-3300
St. Mark's Diabetes Center 1200 East 3900 South Salt Lake City (801) 268-7358
Taylorsville Health Center 3845 West 4700 South Taylorsville (801)-314-4500
Timpanogos Regional Hospital 750 West 800 North Suite 350 Orem (801)-714-6330
Uintah Basin Healthcare Diabetes Self-Management & Training Program 250 West 300 North  Roosevelt (435) 725-7482
UNHS, Inc. East Hwy 262 Montezuma Creek (435) 678-3601
Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center 615 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100 Salt Lake City (801) 581-7761
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center 1134 North 500 West, Suite 103 Provo (801) 357-7546
West Gordon Pharmacy 3225 West Gordon Avenue, Suite 2 Layton (801) 544-7979

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For More Information On This Program

livingwell@utah.gov
1-888-222-2542

Sources

  1. Utah BRFSS 2014
  2. Robbins JM, Thatcher GE, Webb DA, Valdmanis VG. Nutritionist visits, diabetes classes, and hospitalization rates and charges: the Urban Diabetes Study. Diabetes Care. 2008;31(4):655-60
  3. The American Diabetes Association. The Cost of Diabetes. www.diabetes.org/advocacy/news-events/cost-of-diabetes.html

Living Well with Diabetes (DSMP)

Living Well with Diabetes teaches participants skills to manage their diabetes and other chronic conditions.

Program Benefits

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:

  • Increased exercise
  • Increased ability to do social and household activities
  • Less depression, fear, frustration, and worry about their health
  • Reduction in symptoms like pain
  • Increased confidence in their ability to manage their condition
  • Decreased emergency department visits and hospitalizations
  • Increased knowledge for dealing with diabetes specific symptoms

What Is Provided To Participants

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:

  • Pain, fatigue, and stress management
  • Monitoring blood sugar and managing hyper/hypoglycemia
  • How to make an action plan to set and achieve attainable goals
  • Problem solving
  • How to deal with difficult emotions and complications
  • Physical activity and exercise
  • Healthy eating
  • Communication skills and working with your health care professional
  • Foot care

Resources & Programs

Visit www.livingwell.utah.gov for more information

Additional Resources

The Utah Department of Health resources:

Partner Resources

Download Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet (PDF)

For More Information On This Program

livingwell@utah.gov
1-888-222-2542

Sources

  1. Utah BRFSS 2014
  2. Lorig K, Ritter PL, Villa FJ, Armas J. Community-based peer-led diabetes self-management: A randomized trial. The Diabetes Educator 2009 July-August;35(4):641-51

National Diabetes Prevention Program

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.

Program Benefits

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.

  • Empowerment through education and application
  • Movement toward a healthier self, one step at a time
  • Sustainability through behavior change
  • Increased physical activity
  • Weight loss

What Is Provided To Participants

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:

  • Behavior change
  • Healthy eating strategies
  • Ways to become more physically active
  • Getting 150 minutes of physical activity per week
  • Achieving a 5-7% weight loss

Resources & Programs

Visit www.choosehealth.utah.gov/your-health/lifestyle-change/diabetes-prevention-program.php for more information on the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Utah

Additional Resources

The Utah Department of Health resources:

Partner Resources

Download Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet (PDF)

For More Information On This Program

livingwell@utah.gov
1-888-222-2542

Sources

  1. Albright A, Gregg EW. Preventing type 2 diabetes in communities across the US: the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Am J Prev Med 2013;44(4):S346-S351. Available from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4539613/
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Statistics Report: Estimates of Diabetes and Its Burden in the United States, 2014. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014. Available from www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/statsreport14/national-diabetes-report-web.pdf