Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

The self management of diabetes begins with a solid foundation of knowledge. At St. Joseph Hospital, we’re committed to providing our patients with all of the resources they need to successfully manage their diabetes.

Register for an Upcoming Class

Please fill out the form below prior to attending one of our diabetes education classes. Patients diagnosed with diabetes, who have a St. Joseph Hospital primary care provider, can register for an upcoming class on diabetes education. These classes are free, but require pre-registration. Class topics include:

  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Exercise and physical activity
  • Diabetes complications and management

Not a St. Joseph Hospital patient? We have also partnered with organizations around Greater Nashua to bring awareness and education to diabetes. The following upcoming classes are free and are open to anyone to attend. Some may require pre-registration.

Upcoming Classes Open to the Public

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program teaches participants how to eat better, reduce stress and exercise more to lower their risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.  This year-long program includes 16 weekly group sessions, and 8 monthly follow-up sessions. A certified instructor facilitates engaging discussion on a variety of topics and provides support to help you reach your goals! For more information, click here.

True or False: Eating healthy is expensive. If you guessed false, you’re correct! Finding the right foods at the right price is attainable. In this class, hosted by a supermarket dietitian, you’ll learn to incorporate foods that fit your budget, and shopping habits that will save you time and money throughout the year. Join a Hannaford Dietitian to learn inside tips from an expert on how to navigate the aisles for your health and your budget. For more information, click here.

Looking to become better at meal planning and creating meals with less effort? This class, hosted by your Hannaford Dietitian, is a can’t miss opportunity for home chefs looking to develop dishes with fresh flavor, all while keeping them nourishing and healthy. For more information, click here.

Alyssa Hickey, MS, RD, LDN, from Hannaford Supermarket, will be hosting free nutrition education and advice classes throughout June.

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