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Diabetes Education

228-867-4131

Classes meet monthly with day or evening hours available:

  • Mondays and Tuesdays
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 9 a.m. -
    11 a.m. or 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Physician referral required
  • Click here for schedule

This three-day class, approved by the American Diabetes Association, is available by physician referral COASTAL MISSISSIPPI_diab.pngfor anyone with diabetes.

Participants learn skills for self-management, proper nutrition and coping with stress, as well as become educated about potential complications, medications and the benefits of exercise.

Medicare and insurance providers require participants to have a Memorial Hospital Diabetes Teaching Form signed by a physician to access our services

Outpatient education is individualized based on a participant's needs. In addition to Diabetes Education Classes, we offer:

  • Individualized one-on-one diabetes education
  • Instruction on administering insulin
  • Instruction on monitoring blood glucose levels
  • Medical nutrition therapy service