Education Program

Services are available for all types of diabetes – newly diagnosed or existing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes. Both individual and group education is available.

For adults with Type 2 diabetes, the diabetes education program consists of initial visits with a certified diabetes educator and a registered dietitian as well as classroom instruction and a follow-up visit.

For Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients who have special needs, we offer individual instruction that includes education sessions with a diabetes educator.

Topics covered may include:
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Medication Instruction
  • Self Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Prevention and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Complications
  • Stress Management
    • Problem Solving
    • Healthy Coping
  • Preconception/Pregnancy Management or Gestational Diabetes Management
  • BDC – Telemedicine
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Follow-up Care
  • Insulin Administration
  • Insulin Pump Training
  • Insulin Adjustment
Clinic Hours and Class Schedule

Clinic Hours:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Individual instruction is available during regular clinic hours.

For scheduled classes, please contact us at 633-7647. Classes are ongoing and offered monthly.

Class topics include:

  • Diabetes Disease Process
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Healthy Eating for Diabetes (including menu planning, dining
  • out and label reading)
  • Physical Activity
  • Understanding Medications
  • Prevention of High/Low Blood Sugars
  • Coping with Diabetes
  • Reducing Risk of Complications
  • Staying Healthy for a Lifetime
  • Community Resources

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Please remember that a physician referral is required for any diabetes education services. We can help you obtain that referral if necessary.

Program Staff

Our highly qualified professionals are dedicated to providing superior diabetes management education services to people with diabetes or those wanting to prevent diabetes.

Program Costs

Program costs vary depending on your needs. Private insurance companies may cover costs of the program with a physician referral. Please check with your insurance provider regarding your personal benefits.

Please remember that a physician referral is required for any diabetes education services. We can help you obtain that referral if necessary.

Program is ADA Certified

Cheyenne Regional’s Diabetes Self-Management Education program has earned certification as an “ADA Recognized Education Program” from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes that our Diabetes Self-Management Education program follows the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

This comprehensive set of standards is designed to define quality Diabetes Self-Management Education and to assist educators to provide evidence-based education.