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Diabetes Education Program

Recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and conducted by FHCP registered nurses and registered dietitians/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (CDCES), this free 10-hour diabetes education program is designed for our members with diabetes. Members with a diagnosis of diabetes may self-refer or be referred to the program by their primary care physician. The program covers the following topics: diabetes overview, complications, signs and symptoms of high and low blood sugar, lifestyle modifications, medications, nutrition, monitoring guidelines (HgbA1C, blood glucose meters, blood pressure, weight), and foot, skin, and dental care. The program is offered at no cost. Individual appointments are available for members wanting a personalized approach. For more information about the program including how to enroll or opt-out, contact the FHCP Diabetes/Health Education Department at 386-676-7133 or 1-877-229-4518.