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Diabetes

 

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Diabetes Basics

Feel better and be active and healthy by learning the basics of managing your type 2 diabetes. Explore the five key areas of type 2 diabetes management: healthy eating, exercise, monitoring your blood sugar levels, proper use of medication, and managing stress. Bring your blood glucose monitor to class.  Members only. Available in Spanish and Chinese dialects.  This is a covered benefit for members.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Times: One 2.5 hour session.
Fee: No fee
Registration: Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont or (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City

 

 

Living Well With Diabetes

Take your diabetes self-management to the next level.  Come learn new skills for making smart food and exercise choices, keeping your blood sugar levels within range, and handling stress and emotions related to diabetes.  Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.
Location: Fremont and Union City
Dates/Time: Four sessions, 2.5 hours each.
Fee: No fee
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510)784-4531 Union City

 
Living Well With Diabetes (Teleconference class)

This is a telephone-conference class.  Call in to speak to the instructor and other members just as you would in a classroom. You will learn and apply the same information as from the on-site version of the class, including avoiding complications, self-management skills, and more. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.
Location: Two sessions, call into the class; information provided after registration
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510)784-4531 Union City

 

 

Diabetes Nutrition

In this advanced class, get tips on planning meals, counting carbs, and reading food labels.  Learn new ways to prepare your favorite foods and enjoy eating out healthfully.  With smart planning and balanced choices, eating well can still taste great. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only. This is a covered benefit for members.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Time: One session for evening class, two session for morning or afternoon
Fee: No fee
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510)784-4531 Union City

 

 

Home Blood Glucose Monitoring Workshop

Learn the proper ways to monitor your glucose at home. This workshop focuses on the equipment, its use and maintenance, and how to record and use the results. Be sure to bring your blood glucose monitor to class. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.
Location: Fremont and Union City
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration: Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510)784-4531 Union City/Hayward

 

 

Prediabetes

Learn how to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes by eating well and  exercising. these healthy lifestyle changes will help you toake charge of your health to reduce your risk of diabetes and its complications. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Time: Two sesions, call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration:  Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City

 

 

Insulin Administration

Learn all you need to know about insulin, including the different types, time of action, equipment care, and hints to make using it easy. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.  Office visit cost share applies.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: By appointment
Fee: Office visit cost share
Registration: Call the Department of Medicine Diabetes Care Managers:
(510) 248-3635 Fremont;
(510) 675-2228 Union City

 

 

Diabetes Counseling and Education

Individual nurse counseling is available to members with diabetes with special needs.  By referral from your health care practitioner. Open to Kaiser Permanente members only.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: By appointment
Fee: Office visit cost share 
Registration: Contact your primary care practitioner only.

 

 

Insulin Pump Support Group

If you or a family member uses an insulin pump to manage diavetes, come to discuss advanced features, new technology and everyday diabetes management.  Open to the community.
Location: Fremont
Dates/times: Ongoing; third Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Office visit cost share 
Registration: (510) 248-3670

 


 

 

Related Classes

Diabetes Community Resources

Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions

Pediatric Diabetes Support Group - POD

If you need more information or would like to register for a class please contact one of our Health Education Centers:

Fremont 510-248-3455

Hayward & Union City 510-784-4531

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Last updated on 4/15/2014.

Southern Alameda County

Fremont, Hayward, San Leandro and Union City