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Diabetes Education: Balancing Your Blood Sugars

Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, diabetes or are you struggling with elevated blood sugars? Manage your health with Beacon Health & Fitness’ Diabetes Education, modeled off of the nationally recognized Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™).

Diabetes Education is a 6-week program that helps reduce elevated blood sugars through changes in lifestyle, diet and exercise using reasonable, but challenging goals that fit within your life.  The program is led by a Wellness Coach and a Registered Dietitian and focuses on helping you prevent or reduce the development of complications associated with diabetes.

Diabetes Education focuses on:

  • Learning how diabetes can affect your whole body
  • Evaluating foods that cause elevated blood sugars
  • Understanding how exercise helps reduce risk factors of diabetes
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DEEP: Remote 4 Week Course

Recently diagnosed pre-diabetic or diabetic and feeling like you don’t know where to start?

Struggling with how COVID has impacted your blood sugars?

DEEP is a way for you to learn, at your own pace, all the aspects of diabetes management you need to take control of your health.

Program overview: Weekly videos combined with a one hour meeting held via Zoom

  • A Registered Dietitian provides guidance on food choices and health management
  • A Wellness Coach offers instruction on life coping strategies for diabetes management
  • Each week there are a series of videos related to management of diabetes. Topics discussed include:
    • Medications and food
    • Exercise and blood sugar management
    • Meal planning and developing a healthy eating pattern


for members and non-members (do not need to be a member to participate)

Weekly virtual meetings on Mondays at 5:30 via Zoom.

Not a member? Sign up for a guest account or call 574.647.2653 for assistance.

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For information regarding future Diabetes Education classes, contact Erica or Kris at:

Kris Ohlson, Wellness Coach – gro.metsyshtlaehnocaeb@noslhok

Erica Weinandy, Registered Dietitian – gro.metsyshtlaehnocaeb@ydnaniewe