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Diabetes Education

Managing diabetes starts with education and continues with caring. The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Diabetes Center offers individual appointments to meet one-on-one with a nurse practitioner or dietitian certified diabetes educator, as well as group education programs. With group education programs including "Nutrition and Lifestyle" (2 hours),  "Survival Skills for Diabetes" (1 day), and "Comprehensive Diabetes Education" (2 days), the Diabetes Center has a program to meet participants' needs and schedules. Space is limited, so register now to learn more about diabetes and to take those first critical steps toward taking control of your health. 

To register for a group education program, please call the Diabetes Center at 410-955-7139.

To schedule an individual appointment with a Nurse Practitioner or Registered Dietitian, please call Department of Medicine Central Scheduling at 410-955-9270.

Diabetes Group Education Programs

3-hour program1-day program2-day program
Nutrition and LifestyleSurvival Skills for DiabetesComprehensive Diabetes
June 16, 2015
June 30, 2015
July 21, 2015
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
August 31, 2015
September 21, 2015
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
No 2-day classes
currently scheduled.

The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Diabetes Center patient education curriculum provides participants with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully manage their diabetes, with topics including:

  • Making healthy food choices
  • Staying physically active
  • Monitoring blood glucose
  • Medication management 
  • Reducing risks
  • Healthy coping skills

Diabetes Self-Management Patient Education

The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Diabetes Center offers helpful and printable patient educational materials on managing all aspects of diabetes.