Jefferson University Hospitals

Learning to Manage & Live with Diabetes

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If you or a loved one has diabetes and you want to learn more about the diagnosis, as well as how to manage it, these classes are just what you've been looking for. 

The Center for Urban Health works collaboratively with the Jefferson Diabetes Center to provide individuals and families living with diabetes and prediabetes education tools and resources to better self-manage diabetes, reduce complications and improve quality of life.

This complete diabetes education series is offered in three weekly classes in a supportive environment. Learn the facts about living with diabetes and how to control your blood sugar. Topics at the classes include:

  • Monitoring blood sugar
  • Medications
  • How to avoid diabetes complications
  • Basic nutrition and meal planning tips

Registration Instructions:

This event is cancelled until further notice.

At this time, Jefferson, like many other health systems, universities and businesses are taking steps to ensure the health and safety of its community. We apologize for the inconvenience.



Dates Offered:


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Dates: Wednesdays, April 1, 8 and 15, 2020
Topics: Session One: Overview of Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring
Session Two: Healthy Eating and Diabetes
Session Three: Reducing Risk and Avoiding Complications

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jefferson Methodist Hospital - Morgan Conference Room

2301 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dates: Tuesdays, April 7, 14 and 21, 2020
Topics: Session One: Overview of Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring
Session Two: Healthy Eating and Diabetes
Session Three: Reducing Risk and Avoiding Complications

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jefferson Center for Urban Health

211 South 9th Street, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Dates: Wednesdays, May 6, 13 and 20, 2020
Topics: Session One: Overview of Diabetes and Glucose Monitoring
Session Two: Healthy Eating and Diabetes
Session Three: Reducing Risk and Avoiding Complications

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jefferson Methodist Hospital - Morgan Conference Room

2301 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19148

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