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Continued Support for a Healthier Lifestyle

The Diabetes Self-Management Program is for anyone, referred by their physician, with Type II diabetes and their family members.  We are dedicated to the program’s mission:

Recognizing that diabetes is a chronic disease that is best managed by the individual, we serve to assist participants in translating diabetes knowledge into improved self care.

Topics learned in this program include:

  • An Overview of Diabetes
  • Diabetes Medications
  • Foot Care
  • Managing High and Low Blood Sugars
  • Monitoring Blood Glucose
  • Nutritional Management

Upon completion of the course, participants will have yearly follow-ups with the instructor, or more frequently as needed. The Diabetes Self-Management Program is held twice a month, during the second and fourth weeks of the month. 

How to Register

To register for the program, obtain a referral from your physician and call 202-269-7128 or ask your physician’s office to fax the referral, with your home phone number, to (202) 269-4854 and we will contact you to schedule your consultation.

Main hospital Phone: (202) 269 7000

Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 2180