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Diabetes Self-Management

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At Cooper Clinic in Dallas, our certified diabetes educators are registered and licensed dietitians. They can provide you with practical tools to successfully manage your diabetes and avoid long-term complications.

Learn carbohydrate counting, making better choices when eating out, portion management, how to monitor your blood glucose and problem solving. Know how to treat hypoglycemia, how your diabetes medications work and how to take care of yourself.

If you have just been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, our dietitians can also help you learn how to prevent or delay the development of diabetes.

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT PACKAGE
A six-session program emphasizing healthful eating, exercise and lifestyle habits that includes:

  • A one-hour initial consultation with an experienced registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator
  • A personalized plan of action with an individual meal plan and exercise guidelines
  • Computerized diet analysis of a three-day food record
  • Instruction on self-monitoring of blood glucose and goals for good control
  • Five follow-up sessions as individual consults, 30 minutes each

INDIVIDUALIZED NUTRITION CONSULTATIONS

  • A one-hour initial consultation with an experienced registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator
  • A personalized plan of action with an individual meal plan and exercise guidelines
  • Computerized diet analysis of a three-day food record
  • Instruction on self-monitoring of blood glucose and goals for good control

Follow-up consultations:

  • 30 minutes

Download our brochure, call 972.560.2655 or request an appointment online.