Programs - Diabetes

  • American Diabetes Association’s Food & Fitness Information

    Eating well-balanced meals is an essential part of taking better care of yourself and managing diabetes. So is regular physical activity, which is especially important for people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes. Balancing what you eat and your physical activity are key to managing diabetes. Visit the website for multiple resources to…

    Food Tips
    Meal Plans
    Carbohydrate Explanations
    Weight Loss

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  • Area Agency on Aging Benefits

    For benefits counseling for persons aged 60 or older (and their caregivers), contact the Area Agency on Aging of North Texas.


    Nutrition Program, Information, Referral, & Assistance, Benefits Counseling Program, Care Coordination, Long Term Care Ombudsmen, Family Caregiver Support, Volunteer Services. Advisory Committee, Department Staff

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  • Camp New Horizons

    Camp New Horizons is a lifeline for children with diabetes to develop the critical skills needed to thrive while managing this disease. Attending summer camp helps children develop social skills, self-respect and life-long friendships. We give kids the opportunity to meet other kids just like them while fostering independence, building self-confidence and gaining an awareness…


    Need additional help paying for camp? Financial assistance is available. Read our Financial Aid Policy click on "view" to downlaod.

    Please complete the online camper application along with requested financial information. We use the 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines to determine if you qualify for partial or full campership. We require you submit proof of income prior to processing financial assistance.

    For more information, please contact Sherry Hill at or 972-392-1181 ext. 6097.

    • Development of skills needed to manage blood glucose
    • Reduction in feelings of isolation
    • Hope to children and their families
    • Respite for parents

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  • Diabetes Education Empowerment Program

    This program is for adults with a diagnosis of Type II Diabetes.  This class meets once per week for nine weeks.  Physical activity is included in each class and listed below is a schedule with all of topics covered: The goal of this program are to decrease A1C, increase blood glucose control, and better understand…


    Services are FREE to the public.

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  • Diabetes Self-Management Outpatient Program at United Regional

    United Regional’s Diabetes Self-Management Outpatient Program has been certified by the American Diabetes Association for providing an exceptional program. This program is taught by Certified Diabetes Educators and a Registered Dietitian.  Classes are individualized to YOUR needs and usually can be completed in 3 to 4 sessions. Upon completion of the program, follow up visits…

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  • Diabetes Support Group (for adults) at United Regional

    The Diabetes Support Group is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families through education and ongoing support from clinical staff as well as peer-to-peer support from patients and caregivers. The events are FREE and are held quarterly and includes various speakers covering topics, such as: Healthy eating Holiday cooking Foot…

    Valet parking is available or you may park in the main parking lot. Lunch will be served.

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  • Diabetes Survival Skills Class at United Regional

    The Diabetes “Survival Skills” Class provides persons with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes the necessary skills and equipment to help control blood sugars and maintain their health and safety at home.  A two-hour class is provided weekly and is especially helpful for those who may have been recently discharged from the hospital and…

    Free 2 hour course

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  • Easy Diabetes – Market Street

    Let our dietitians show you which foods will help you improve your glucose and what you should avoid. This tour is designed to help you make healthier selections when grocery shopping, aid in the management of your blood sugar, help you understand carbohydrates and how they impact your blood glucose, and reduce your risk of…


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  • Healthy Living Classes

    This program is for adults with a diagnosis of pre-diabetes or at risk of developing pre-diabetes. Call 940-761-6891 for class scheduleClasses include physical activity and cover many topics including: Healthy snacking and eating out Setting and achieving goals Losing and maintaining a healthy weight Modifying your diet Increasing physical activity and more! The goal is…

    Services are free to the public.

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  • Internal Medicine – Primary Care

    Dr. Myrna De Asis specializes in Internal Medicine (Primary Care, Family Physician) and sees patients from 16-years-old and up.

    Medicare and most major insurance accepted

    The following list is not all-inclusive.
    • Annual Wellness Exam (Covered 100% by most insurance. Call your insurance plan for details)
    • Breast Exam
    • Cancer Screening
    • Cardiac Disease
    • Comprehensive Health Care
    • Diabetes
    • Diagnostic Screening
    • Hypertension
    • Lipid Disorders (cholesterol & triglyceride abnormality)
    • Lung Disease
    • Medicare Wellness Exam (Annual)
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Obesity
    • Pap Smear
    • Pre-Employment Exam
    • Preventive Health Care
    • Prostate Exam
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Thyroid Disorder
    • Well-Woman Exam

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