Diabetes Education & Support
Get guidance to improve your health during Adventist HealthCare's Diabetes Education Program, and attend related classes and support groups.
Comprehensive Diabetes Education Program
Take part in three, three-hour group education sessions and an hour of one-on-one instruction.
Certified Diabetes Educators
Partner with knowledgeable professionals including certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and registered nurses (RNs). Count on us to answer your questions, listen to your concerns and provide emotional support.
You’ll learn the latest and most effective strategies to control diabetes. That’s because we hold accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and our program meets National Standards of Diabetes Self-Management set by the AADE and American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Does My Insurance Cover Diabetes Education?
Rely on Adventist HealthCare staff to help you find out if your private insurance provider covers diabetes education services. If you have Medicare, your insurance will cover 80 percent of the cost of the full program.
For Program times and dates at Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, please call 301-315-3129 or at White Oak Medical Center in Silver Spring, please call 240-637-6105.
Additional Diabetes Classes & Support Groups
Attend a wide-variety of classes and support groups at Adventist HealthCare to learn about diabetes and connect with others.
Get education about:
Diabetes Support Groups
If you or a loved one have prediabetes or diabetes, share your experiences during our free support groups.
Pregnancy & Diabetes
If you have diabetes and become pregnant or develop diabetes during pregnancy, you and your baby can benefit from specialized education. You’ll learn about nutrition counseling and blood sugar management so you can have the healthiest possible pregnancy. Talk to your primary care provider or OB-GYN for more information.