Diabetes Education and Training Program

Program is accredited by the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

Program Coordinator & Instructor:
AnneMarie Rousseau, BSN, RN, CDCES
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist
Insulin Pump Trainer and Type I Specialist

Instructor:
Jacqueline Humpherys, RD, CD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Diabetes and Medical Nutrition Therapy Specialist

Locations:
UBMC Clinic (South Entrance, Level 2)
250 W 300 N, Roosevelt, Utah 84066

UBH Clinic (Northwest Entrance, Level 2)
475 N 500 W, Vernal, Utah 84078

To schedule an appointment, call the Family Practice office at (435)722-6130.

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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