Diabetes Self Management Education for the Community - Jersey City Medical Center

The primary goal of diabetes self care management education is to provide knowledge and skill training, as well as help individuals identify barriers, facilitate problem-solving and develop coping skills to achieve effective self-care management and behavior change.

These free classes are offered to adult members of either the Wealth from Health Program or the Continuum of Care Call Center.

Please note this is a series of 7 classes on diabetes self management as outlined in the American Association of Certified Diabetes Educators:

  • Healthy eating
  • Being active
  • Monitoring
  • Taking medication
  • Problem solving
  • Healthy coping
  • Reducing risks

All classes are Sunday from 2 to 3 PM at the hospital. All participants who complete the series will receive a certificate.

To sign up with Wealth from Health: 201-324-3518 or 551-226-1514.

Continuum of Care Call Center: 201-324-3541

Jersey City Medical Center

355 Grand St.

Jersey City, NJ 07302

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