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Diabetes Empowerment Through Self Management

DETSM Classes are

  • A Free Service to Participants.

  • Classes Held Locally in the Community.

  • Delivered through culturally relevant interactive sessions rananging from 10 - 12 hours of instructions.

  • Available in English and Spanish.

  •  Designed to follow National Standards for indivisualized education and support for participants.

  • Focused on helping particpants achieve their personal diabetes and self-management goals by delivering content that addresses:

    • Understanding the Human Body as Related to Diabetes.

    • Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes.

    • Monitoring Your Body and Using the Results for Self-Management and Decision Making.

    • Get up and Move Diabetes & Physical Activity.

    • Managing Diabetes Through Nutrition and Meal Planning.

    • Diabetes Complications: Identification and Prevention.

    • Medications and Medical Care

    • Personal Strategies to Manage Psychosocial Issues and Promote Behavior Change, by Mobilizing Family and Friends


Diabetic Eye Care

Monitoring Your  Body

Physical Activity

Managing Diabetes Through Diet

DETSM Classes are not

  • Information provided by a health provider.

  • Telephone hotline or internet based case management.

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