Diabetes Education

Recognized by The American Diabetes Association, The Diabetes Program at Central Florida Regional Hospital is designed to help you learn about your diabetes, what you can do to feel better and how you can reduce the chances of complications as a result of your diabetes. We work with your doctor, providing updates of your progress in our program. Now more than ever, it's very important that you keep your scheduled doctor's appointments so that any changes in your treatment plan can be made in a timely fashion.

Outpatient Diabetes Education Program

Diabetes: Take Control, offers both classes and individual counseling. Available instruction includes:

  • Comprehensive diabetes education
  • Gestational diabetes education
  • Medical nutrition therapy with individual meal planning
  • Diabetes nurse educator consultation
  • Insulin instruction

Our program instruction has been developed according to the most recently published standards of the American Diabetes Association. These strict standards ensure you are receiving high quality instruction in an organized and effective manner. Class instruction is done by a certified diabetes nurse educator and a registered dietitian.

Topics covered in our monthly class include:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Self-monitoring
  • Medications
  • Benefits of Exercise
  • Prevention of Complications
  • Coping with Diabetes
  • Setting Goals for Diabetes Self-Management
  • Insulin Instruction

It's Easy To Register

For more information or to register for classes, call (407) 562-0976.

Diabetes Support Group

The Central Florida Regional Hospital Diabetes Support Group meets the third Sunday of every month (except June and December) at 2 p.m. in the Central Florida Regional Hospital Classroom. The group provides ongoing diabetes education and support and features a wide range of speakers and topics to assist adults living with diabetes.