At Iowa Diabetes, we understand the difficulty of making healthy choices. Our team offers flexible and enjoyable programs led by diabetes experts. We recommend starting with the one that suits you best, but most people benefit from both. Accredited By American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Management Support:
Managed by a Registered Dietitian and Pharmacist, our program uses Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support to empower you with the skills and confidence to manage your diabetes.
The benefits of joining this include lowering A1c, losing weight, improving quality of life, saving money on medical expenses, making healthy lifestyle changes, and preventing complications. You should join when first diagnosed, yearly or when not meeting health goals, when new issues arise, or during life changes. Skills you will learn include healthy coping, eating, being active, taking medications, problem solving, reducing risk, and monitoring.
Meal Planning & Nutrition Support:
Our Registered Dietitian will work with you individually to create a personalized plan for meal planning, weight loss, mindful eating, and goal setting that fits your needs and preferences.
The benefits of joining this include lowering A1c/cholesterol, prevent complications, improve energy, create better eating habits, save money, lose weight. Join when diagnosed, yearly/missed goals, new issues/complications, making life changes. Learn skills like meal planning, understanding food impact on blood sugar, making better choices when eating out, decoding food labels, and making long-lasting diet changes.