ALL classes have been canceled at this time.

The Diabetes Store provides FREE education and support to those living with diabetes, and their loved ones.

If you have been diagnosed with Prediabetes, Type I, Type II, or gestational diabetes, The Diabetes Store, Inc. is here to help.  The first step is to become educated about diabetes, a disease affecting millions.  If you live in or are visiting an area near any of our education centers please attend one of our free Diabetes Survival Skills classes. 


Once you have completed the Diabetes Survival Skills class, you are ready to take an active role in the diabetes self-management process. This very important process may help prevent serious health problems such as kidney disease, heart disease, and blindness.  Join us, gain knowledge, and become active in self-management!

Class Description


Diabetes Management

  • Understanding carbohydrates

  • Effects of carbohydrate, protein and fats

  • on blood sugar

  • Importance of consistent, balanced meals

  • Understanding Nutrition Facts labels

Medications for Diabetes:

  • How medications work

  • Side effects of medications

Diabetes Survival Skills/Carbohydrate Counting:

  • Definition of diabetes

  • Diabetes complications

  • Blood sugar goals

  • Meter training

  • Carbohydrate counting

Monitoring for Diabetes Control:

  • Goals for blood sugar and A1C

  • Steps for using a blood sugar monitor

  • Importance of recording results

Risk Reduction:

  • Lowering risk for heart disease, stroke, and nerve, kidney and eye damage

  • Guides for caring for feet, skin and eyes

Benefits of Physical Activity:

  • Effects of activity on blood sugar

Classes are held throughout the year. Keep an eye on our website for schedule updates.