Upcoming Diabetes Classes:

October 18, 25 and November 1st from 2-4:30 held at the Oldham County Health Department. Co-hosted with Louisville-Metro Health and Wellness.

All classes are FREE.

Call to register: 502-222-3516 x 145

Classes are taught by registered nurse(s) and a registered dietitian.  Class content includes:

  • What is Diabetes?
  • Medications
  • Monitoring and management
  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Problem solving
  • Acute complications
  • Long term complications
  • Goal setting
  • Exercise
  • Foot, dental and skin care for people with Diabetes

Individual Medical Nutrition Therapy

  • Visits are scheduled by appointment.
  • Initial appointment may last up to an hour
  • Variety of health conditions can be discussed based on patient need
  • A diet history and assessment are done before an individual meal plan is created
  • Services are either sliding scale or paid for by insurance (Humana, Anthem, Passport, Medicaid, Medicare)

Individual Visits with a Registered Nurse for Diabetes Education

  • Visits are scheduled by appointment
  • A registered nurse will counsel patients on a variety of topics related to diabetes including but not limited to:
  1. foot care
  2. dental care
  3. long term complications
  4. yearly schedule of tests needed for diabetes management
  5. review of lab values
  6. monitoring & management of blood sugar
  • Periodic food exam