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…

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    Recipes
    Food Tips
    Meal Plans
    Carbohydrate Explanations
    Fitness
    Weight Loss

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  • Area Agency on Aging Benefits Counseling

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

    Ages:
    Senior

    Services:
    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…

    Ages:
    Youth

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    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 SHill@diabetes.org or 972-392-1181 ext. 6097.

    Services:
    • 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: Week Class Topic 1 Paperwork and Biometrics 2 The Human Body and What is Diabetes? 3…

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    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…

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    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…

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    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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    Free

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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. Class Schedule First 6 months – Meet once a week Months 7 and 8 – Meet every other week Months 9 – 12 – Meet once per month Classes include physical activity and cover many topics including: Healthy snacking…

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    Services are free to the public.

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  • Personal Health Coach

    Whatever your goals in life, we could all use a little help from the experts from time to time.  Many of us are striving for better health, which is why an Angels Care Health Coach can be a valuable part of a certain individual’s wellness program. If you or a loved one is currently taking…

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    An experienced home healthcare professional will support you in behavior and lifestyle modification. You'll receive health education as needed and work together to set realistic health goals. Your coach will help you track progress over time and adjust the program to help you meet your specific goals.

    Caregivers and loved ones many need to lose 15 pounds, quit smoking or reach a specific fitness goal. Coaching sessions take place over the phone and last between 5 and 10 minutes, depending on the focus and instruction needed.

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