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  • Diabetes Program

    The Diabetes Program offers diabetes management education and diabetes prevention classes to Pima County residents age 18 years and older.

    Two women walking near San Xavier Mission

    Classes will help participants to learn how to: 
    • manage their blood sugars
    • make healthy food choices
    • be more active
    • avoid diabetes complications
      …and more!

    ​Pima County Health Department Diabetes Program:
    (520) 724-9538 or diabetes@pima.gov

    Please contact us to register for:

    • FREE 1 hour diabetes group presentation 
    • Diabetes class in your neighborhood
    • Employee Lunch n Learns
    • A1c screenings

    Healthy Recipes from the American Diabetes Association 

    Pima County Health Department offers two classes to support those with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
    • You Can Make a Change for Life, Prevent T2, is a National Diabetes Prevention Program for adults who have been told they have pre-diabetes or at high risk to develop type 2 diabetes. Classes meet weekly for 16 sessions and  6 monthly sessions with a trained Lifestyle Coach. Topics include eating healthy, being physically active, managing stress and  coping with everyday life challenges. Must be 18+ to participate. FREE!

    • Learn More: Live Better! Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) is for people who have been diagnosed with diabetes and have questions about how to make healthy choices in food, diet, sleep, medications, etc. Whether you were diagnosed last week or 10 years ago, if you have questions about living with diabetes, we are here to answer them! Must be 18+ to participate. Classes are a series of 6 weekly meetings. FREE!
    Resources for patients*

    *Pima County Health Department, through collaboration with the Pima County Diabetes Coalition, is providing this service to the community. Pima County Health Department does not endorse any specific businesses or provider. Providers, if you would like your Nationally Recognized Diabetes Education and Prevention Classes or Diabetes Resources listed on this map, please contact the Pima County Diabetes Program at (520) 724-9538 or email diabetes@pima.gov.

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