The Diabetes Clinic at Saddleback Memorial compliments the medical management of diabetes through an innovative series of classes which provides instruction on self-management skills to allow one to be in control of diabetes.
Diabetes Self-Management Training
- Individual assessment of education needs
- Explanation of diabetes medication management
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Nutritious meal planning
- Management of acuteand long term complications
- Skills to promote lifestyle changes
The Diabetes Clinic also offers an education program providing information and training to pregnant women with diabetes and women who have preexisting diabetes who are seeking preconception planning for healthy pregnancies in the future. Saddleback Memorial in Laguna Hills offers education and training for insulin pumps and continuous glucose sensors.
A physician's referral is required for participation in any of these programs. Most insurance plans will cover diabetes education.
Diabetes Wellness Education
Attend our free Diabetes Wellness Community Education meetings to learn the latest trends and therapies in diabetes management.
No registration required, except for our Supermarket Tour.
All meetings held at Saddleback Memorial, basement level conference room 1.
Diabetes Supermarket Tour: Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. (Space limited. Registration required. Call (949) 452-7873)
Exercising Your Way to Diabetes Control: Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Sleep Apnea & Diabetes: Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common sleep disorder. It is estimated that 40% of those suffering from sleep apnea will also have diabetes. Come and discover the connection between the two conditions and how to treat both.