Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

family playing basketball outsideThe Diabetes Self-Management Education program works collaboratively with departments at Clara Maass Medical Center to provide a full continuum of care for those who have been diagnosed with diabetes. Our program is for adults only and is facilitated by certified diabetes educators, nurses and nutritionists, and includes 1:1 counseling available both daytime and evening. Topics covered throughout the series include:

  • Overview of diabetes and how it affects your body
  • Carbohydrate counting and dosing insulin
  • Monitoring blood sugar levels
  • Treatment options
  • Meal planning, healthy cooking and eating, portion control and dining out
  • Smart shopping and how to read food labels
  • Regular physical activity
  • Preventing complications
  • Healthy coping
  • Weight management

A physician's prescription and pre-registration is required by calling (973) 450-2126.

Most insurances, are accepted including Medicare reimbursement.

Price varies based on insurance coverage.

Diabetes Prevention Program

For more information about Clara Maass Medical Center's Diabetes Self-Management Education program or to register, please call (973) 450-2126.