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Living with Diabetes

You can control your diabetes and make a difference in your health. Living with Diabetes education program teaches: 

  • The basics of diabetes care
  • How to eat and exercise to keep blood sugar and blood pressure under control
  • How to prevent diabetes complications

The program includes a one hour personal visit with a diabetes educator, four 2.5 hour classes and a follow-up refresher class.

Living with diabetes uses a peer-led group format to promote physical activity and healthful eating practices, using culturally relevant materials and measures.

Accepted to the Portfolio:  December 2014

Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Increased healthy behaviors¬†
  • Increased access to supportive resources
  • Increased self-efficacy

Long Term Outcomes

  • Reduction in diabetes-related health problems

Target Population


  • Transitional Age Youth (16 - 24)
  • Adult (25 - 60)
  • Older Adult (60+)

Service Area

  • Southwest (District 2)
  • Central (District 3)
  • Northwest (District 5)