Hurley Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program is the largest in Genesee County. These programs are recognized by the American Diabetes Association and certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health as quality self-management diabetes education programs.
We offer three different Diabetes Education Programs:
Adult Diabetes Education Program
The Hurley Diabetes Center helps you learn how to control your diabetes so you can live a healthy life. We teach you what diabetes is, what puts you at risk for getting diabetes, blood sugar monitoring, diabetes medicines, including insulin pump, how to stay healthy with diabetes, and what to eat.
2700 Robert T Longway Blvd, Flint, MI 48503
Diabetes During Pregnancy Education Program
Hurley’s Diabetes During Pregnancy Education Program is the only program in Genesee County that offers diabetes education and medical management to pregnant women with diabetes or pre-diabetes, or who get diabetes during their pregnancy, or who have diabetes and are trying to get pregnant. Our staff will teach you everything you need to know about pregnancy and diabetes.
We teach you what diabetes is and how it affects your pregnancy, what puts you at risk for getting diabetes, blood sugar monitoring, diabetes medications and how to take them/use them, including insulin pump, what to eat and not eat, and how to stay healthy with diabetes.
Pediatric Diabetes Education Program
Hurley’s Pediatric Diabetes Education Program, the only diabetes pediatric education and management program of its kind in Genesee County, assisting children with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and pre-diabetes. Our staff members work with children and their parents to help them cope with diabetes and stay healthy as they grow. They also visit schools to teach students and school staff about diabetes.
We teach you and your child what diabetes is, what puts you at risk for getting diabetes, blood sugar monitoring, diabetes medicines, including insulin pump, how to stay healthy with diabetes, and what to eat and not eat.
Support Group Schedule
We meet from 11am - noon at the Hurley Diabetes Center, unless otherwise noted.
January – no meeting
February – no meeting
March 10, 2015 – Support to Manage a Chronic Condition
April 14, 2015 – Organizing Your Diabetes Life
June 9, 2015 – Flint Farmer’s Market and Cooking Demo (at the Market)
July 14, 2015 – Exercise Specialist: Exercising with Chronic Conditions
August – no meeting
September – no meeting
October 13, 2015 – Ask the Pharmacist!
November 10, 2015 – TBD
December – no meeting