At North Memorial, you will receive personalized information and guidance from our staff of physicians, registered dietitians and nurses who are certified diabetes educators and physician assistants with expertise in diabetes management. Call (763) 581-5850 to learn more.
The North Memorial Difference
- We’re a leader in diabetes education. North Memorial is one of the first diabetes education programs in Minnesota to be recognized by the American Diabetes Association as meeting certain high standards of care.
- North Memorial’s Diabetes Education program has served the community for more than 30 years by offering high-quality diabetes education services in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Individual appointments evaluate your needs and help identify lifestyle changes for successful self-management of your diabetes. Instruction on blood sugar monitoring, oral diabetes medication, insulin, personal meal planning and many other topics may be included. Call (763) 581-5850 to schedule an individual appointment.
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Individual appointments help women with gestational diabetes and women who have diabetes prior to getting pregnant manage diabetes until after delivery. Instruction includes blood sugar and ketone monitoring, personal meal planning, appropriate weight change, physical activity and medications that may be needed. Call (763) 581-5850 to schedule an individual appointment.
Diabetes Self-Management Classes
Classes offer detailed information to help you understand and manage your diabetes. The class size is limited to encourage questions and discussion, and to provide you with individual attention and support. Topics include:
- What is diabetes?
- Good diabetes control and how is it monitored
- Personal meal planning
- Nutrition facts labels and grocery shopping
- Eating away from home
- Use of alcohol
- Lifestyle eating changes
- Physical activity
- Diabetes medications
- Management during brief illness
- Definition and management of high and low blood sugar
- Feelings and stress as they relate to diabetes
- Long-term health issues with diabetes
- Diabetes research
Call (763) 581-5826 to register for Diabetes Self-Management Classes.
An individual appointment or a pre-diabetes class offers instruction on what lifestyle changes you can make to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. Topics include an overview of pre-diabetes, personal meal planning, nutrition facts labels and grocery shopping, eating away from home, use of alcohol and physical activity. Call (763) 581-5850 to schedule an individual appointment. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred) or call (763) 581-5567 to register for a pre-diabetes class.
Adult Diabetes Care Support Group
A topic related to diabetes is presented and discussed during each session, which meets the second Monday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Ridgeview Room at North Memorial Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Registration is not required, and there is no charge to attend.
Most insurance companies will pay for all, or a portion of, your diabetes education. Please check with your insurance carrier for coverage information.
This service is available at the following locations:
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Get Directions (763) 581-5630
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Get Directions (763) 581-5660
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Get Directions (763) 581-5800
Get Directions 763-581-5750
Get Directions (763) 581-5700
Elk River, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-5200
Golden Valley, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-5150
Maple Grove, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-5900
Get Directions 763-581-8900
Get Directions 763-581-5250
Get Directions 612-379-1119
St. Anthony Village
St. Anthony, Minnesota
Get Directions 763-581-5500
Get Directions (763) 581-5550