Diabetes Education

Discover a healthier future with Hunt Regional Healthcare’s comprehensive diabetes care services. Our dedicated team is here to guide you on your journey to maintaining optimal blood sugar levels. Gain valuable knowledge about managing your diabetes through tailored education, empowering you with the tools to make informed decisions about your health.

Personally Tailored Advice

Living with the challenges of diabetes requires taking control and making changes in your life. Diabetes education is the key to self-management. By learning how to take good care of yourself, you can also learn to manage and live with Type 1, Type 2 or even gestational diabetes. Our team of experts at Hunt Regional Healthcare is ready waiting to help educate you.

Expert Input

You’ll get to meet with a diabetes nurse and a registered dietitian, who will want to hear about you and your unique needs. You will also have the option of participating in one-on-one follow-up sessions and group classes.

Topics We Will Explore Together

Research shows that if your blood sugar is kept as normal as possible, you may delay or even prevent some serious health problems.

  • How to check your blood sugar levels
  • How often you should check your blood sugar levels
  • What your ideal blood sugar levels should be
  • How to create a meal plan that meets your needs
  • How physical activity positively impacts diabetes
  • How often you should exercise and for how long each workout session should last
  • The positive impact weight loss has on diabetes management
  • What types of exercises best fit your physical needs and/or limitations
  • Stress and anxiety – how it can increase your blood sugar levels and ways to handle it
  • Depression – the correlation between diabetes and depression, symptoms to be aware of and how to get the help you need to improve your mental health
  • Dealing with lifestyle changes – how to find support in adopting new healthy behaviors (i.e. eating well and exercising) and quitting unhealthy ones (i.e. smoking and alcohol consumption)
  • Changes in your vision that should be brought to your doctor’s attention
  • The importance of brushing and flossing on a daily basis
  • How to check for wounds on your feet that are not healing
  • What your ideal blood pressure should be, and how often you should have it checked
  • And more

Related Locations

  • Hunt Regional Center Greenville
    Hunt Regional Medical Center Greenville

    4215 Joe Ramsey Blvd, Greenville, TX 75401 | 903.408.5000