Classes

Printable schedule of all classes

*Introduction to Pump Therapy*

This is a required class for those transitioning to the insulin pump. A general review of insulin pump therapy, including school management, safety guidelines and sick-day management, is provided.

Dates:    

  • Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
  • Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2018
  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
  • Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

Time: 4-5 p.m.

Location: Endocrinology division3030 Children’s Way, 4th Floor

Registration: A referral is required from your endocrinologist. Please schedule at checkout or call 858-576-1700, ext.  6126.

This class is billed to insurance as diabetes education. Regular copays apply. Most health plans cover diabetes education.

*Advanced Pump Class* 

This class is designed to help you make the best use of your insulin pump. Topics include using advanced bolus features and temporary basal rates. Insulin pump trainers will be in attendance for breakout sessions. The class is recommended two to four months after starting on the pump. A pizza dinner is included. Please advise us of any dietary restrictions.

Dates:    

  • Monday, Feb. 5, 2018
  • Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Monday, Aug. 6, 2018
  • Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

Check-in: 3:30 p.m. at 3030 Children’s Way, 4th floor

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Location: You will be given directions at check-in to:

Education Office Building, 7960 Birmingham Drive, Room 1800  B & C

Registration: Please RSVP to Kim/Karen/Annie at 858-576-1700, ext. 6126 or via MyChart.

This class is billed to insurance as diabetes education. Regular copays apply. Most health plans cover diabetes education.

*Continuous Glucose Monitoring*

If you are wondering what continuous glucose monitoring is all about, this class is for you!

  • Learn how CGM works.
  • Learn about CGM benefits.
  • Learn how to use CGM to its fullest potential.

Dates:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 16, 1-2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 20, 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 17, , 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sep. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1-2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 19, 1-2 p.m.

Check-in: 3030 Children’s Way, 4th Floor

To register, please call 858-576-1700, ext. 6126.

*One-on-One Education Sessions*

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Did you know that you can schedule an individualized outpatient appointment with one of our certified diabetes educators (CDEs)?

One-on-one education is provided by our registered nurse CDEs and registered dietitian CDEs. Each session is one hour of consultation that is individualized for your diabetes management. This is YOUR hour. Bring the whole family if you would like!

Topics:

  • Revised meal and/or insulin plans to match your appetite and lifestyle
  • Refining carb counting skills
  • Learning more about your medications and how they work
  • Switching from one therapy to another (insulin pens, insulin pumps)
  • Athletes and sports nutrition/discuss strategies for managing blood sugars for activity
  • Transitioning from parent-directed to self-directed care (teens)
  • New meal and snack ideas. Creative lunch box ideas!
  • Supporting positive body image/discussing disordered eating
  • Balancing a gluten-free meal plan if you have celiac disease
  • Phytochemicals and your local farmer’s market
  • Fact vs. Fiction: Understanding fad diets

Appointments are available with English and Spanish educators. Physician referral is required for some appointments, so discuss this with your provider today!

Annual diabetes self-management education is recommended by the American Diabetes Association.

Schedule the appointment at checkout or call Central Scheduling at 858-576-1700, ext. 5999.

*Off to College with Type 1 Diabetes*

High school juniors, seniors and their parents learn tips to adjust to college life.

Date: April 24, 2018

Time: 6-8:30 p.m.

Location: Education Office Building, 7960 Birmingham Drive

Registration: Via Eventbrite

*Weight Management Classes*

These classes are recommended for anyone struggling with weight issues and interested in balancing their nutrition. Topics include healthy portions for kids, recipe modifications, snack ideas and the benefits of exercise. This is a series of two classes, one week apart. The child must attend both classes with the parent.  If the family is unable to attend both classes, they should reschedule to another set of classes when they are able to attend.

Dates:

  • Children (English-speaking): (1/3, 1/10); (2/7, 2/14); (3/7, 3/14); (4/4,  4/11); (5/2, 5/9,); (6/6, 6/13); (7/11, 7/18); (8/1, 8/8); (9/5, 9/12) ;(10/3, 10/10); (11/7, 11/14)
  • Teens (English-speaking): (1/17, 1/24); (2/21, 2/28); (3/21, 3/28); (4/18, 4/25); (5/16, 5/23); (6/20, 6/27); (7/18, 7/25); (8/15, 8/22); (9/19, 9/26); (10/17, 10/24); (11/21, 11/28)
  • Children (Spanish-speaking): (1/2, 1/9); (3/6, 3/13); (5/1, 5/8); (7/3, 7/10); (9/4, 9/11); (11/6, 11/13)
  • Teens (Spanish-Speaking): (2/6, 2/13); (4/3, 4/10); (6/5, 6/12); (8/7, 8/14); (10/2, 10/9)

Time: 3:30-6 p.m.

Location: Check-in/pick-up at Rose Main Lobby Reception, 3020 Children’s Way

Registration: A physician referral is required. Please call 858-576-1700, ext. 5999. 

This class is billed to insurance as medical nutritional therapy. Regular copays apply. Most health plans cover nutrition therapy.