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Patient Education

Because diabetes is with you 24/7, knowing what to do to keep it in control is one of the pillars of care.

Joslin's diabetes educators include expertly trained, nationally certified diabetes educators include diabetes nurse educators, registered dietitians and exercise physiologists.

They can give you the practical tools and knowledge you need to fit diabetes into your life.

You can see these specialists one-on-one, or get the information and motivation you need through a variety of programs and classes.

Our educators work together as part of your diabetes care team.

Diabetes Today 

A Class for People Who Have Been Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes

Diabetes Today groups the critical management skills and knowledge you need to control your diabetes into a sequence of four classes:

This series has been designed especially for those who are newly diagnosed:

Like all education at Joslin, these classes are based on the medical guidelines developed by Joslin’s world-renowned physicians and researchers and the educational expertise of Joslin’s staff of diabetes educators.

In the Diabetes Today series, we’ll work with you to help you apply that knowledge to setting and meeting your own personal diabetes management goals.

For more information about education programs offered at the Clinic at the Joslin Diabetes Center, please call 617-309-2780.

Page last updated: September 10, 2018