Diabetes Education and Training Program

Program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators

Program Instructor:
Vail Batty, BSN, RN
Diabetes Program Coordinator & Educator
Main Office: (435) 722-6130
Direct line:(435) 725-7482
Email: vail_batty@ubh.org
210 W 300 N Ste 201 – Roosevelt, UT 84066

Individual & Group Classes Available

Diabetes education is covered by Medicaid/Medicare and by most private insurance companies.

Diabetes education is for anyone with type 1, type 2, gestational diabetes or prediabetes.

Participants are encouraged to bring a family member or friend with them to their appointments!

Self-care Behaviors Taught in Individual and Group Classes:

  • Healthy Eating: Eating well is important for everyone, whether you have diabetes or not. Learn about meal planning, weight loss, making healthy food choices, and carbohydrate counting.
  • Active Lifestyle: Learn the benefits of physical activity on lowering blood sugar levels and ways to stay more active during the day.
  • Taking Medication: Gain a better understanding of how your diabetes medications work and find out more about insulin pumps for those taking mealtime insulin.
  • Monitoring: Learn about blood glucose and A1C targets and how to reach your monitoring goals.
  • Problem Solving: Living with diabetes 24/7 is no easy task. Learn different strategies to solve everyday diabetes problems.
  • Healthy Coping: Determine ways to cope with difficult feeling associated with diabetes.
  • Reducing Risks: Learn how to reduce your risk for short and long-term diabetes complications.
  • Insulin pump and continuous glucose (CGM) training is available as well.

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