How to Survive & Thrive With Diabetes
You can live a healthy, active life with diabetes if you manage it well. You can count on Banner Health for information and help. We offer classes, support groups and more to help you manage diabetes and take control of your health.
Where Can I Find Diabetes Education Classes?
Our diabetes education classes teach you and your family about diabetes management. We discuss topics that help you learn to:
- Eat healthy, plan meals and read food labels
- Exercise to lower your blood sugar
- Monitor your blood sugar
- Understand risks for diabetes-related complications and how to respond
Are There Diabetes Support Groups to Help Me?
Living with diabetes can feel overwhelming if you don’t have a support network in place. We offer support groups to help you and your family cope with the impact diabetes can have on your lives.
Where Can I Find More Diabetes Information?
We offer an extensive online health library filled with information about diabetes.
Some topics include:
- Diabetes-related complications
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Healthy eating guidelines for managing diabetes
- Monitoring your blood sugar