What is the Diabetes Self-Management Workshop?

Today, people with diabetes live longer and more healthy lives. Although having diabetes can put you at risk for serious health problems, there is a lot you can do to stay well and delay or prevent any complications. The Diabetes Self-Management Workshop is for people with type 2 diabetes and their relatives or that need information on diabetes self-management.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop


Format: Group
Duration: 6 weeks (2 hours per workshop)
Ages: Any age if diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by parent or guardian)

Participants have the opportunity to ask questions, offer comments and share their experiences and ideas about managing and controlling diabetes. We will have weekly action plans to help you, your friends and your family learn and practice self-management skills.

In this workshop participants will learn about:

  • Diabetes and health risks
  • How to manage diabetes
  • Healthy lifestyle changes
  • Meal planning
  • Diabetes medicines

This workshop is offered in Riverside and San Bernardino. 

Call IEHP Health Education Department at 1-866-224-IEHP (4347) or 1-866-224-IEHP (4347) for TTY users to sign up!

Additional Resources

By clicking on the links below, you will be leaving the IEHP site.


Loma Linda Diabetes Treatment Center
IEHP Members can call 909-558-3022 to make an appointment.


American Diabetes Association

Learn more about diabetes, meal planning and eating out. This website also gives you free recipes. www.diabetes.org

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Diabetes Home


Diabetes and Your Feet
Learn how to protect your feet and keep them healthy for an active life.


National Diabetes Education Program 
Learn how you can avoid problems related to diabetes. You can select topics you want to learn more.


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