Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
Diabetes is a complex condition that requires daily self-management including making healthy food choices, taking medication as prescribed, monitoring your blood sugar, and staying physically active.
A certified diabetes educator can help you learn how to take care of yourself and guide you through your treatment. They will help you make health decisions and help you manage any problems that you encounter along the way. The certified diabetes educators at Sorogi offer individual and group classes to help you manage your diabetes.
Diabetes education is a recognized part of your diabetes care and is covered by Medicare and most health insurance plans when offered through an accredited diabetes education program.
The benefits of diabetes education include:
- Healthy Eating
- Being Active
- Medication Adherence
- Problem Solving
- Risk Reduction
- Healthy Coping
Sorogi offers accredited diabetes education classes that meet the vigorous criteria set by the United States Health and Human services.
Our evidence-based, patient-driven programs are led by Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Dietitians, Lifestyle coaches, and pharmacists. Our T2 Diabetes Education Class is accredited by the AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) and our Diabetes Prevention Program is recognized by the CDC (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention).
Our educators journey with you and develop individual action plans and provide continued support and education throughout our classes.
Attention DC Residents: If you wish to enroll in our Diabetes Prevention Program or T2 Diabetes Education Classes at no cost, Call 202.594.9994 or Click Enroll now at the bottom of the page.
Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes are led by a Certified Diabetes Educator and meet on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 7pm EST. All classes are currently held virtually via Zoom. To Enroll call 202.594.9994
Diabetes Prevention Classes are led by Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists and Lifestyle coaches. Classes meet on Thursday evenings at 6pm EST. All classes are currently held virtually via Zoom. To enroll call 202.594.9994
Diabetes Prevention Program
Our Diabetes Prevention (DPP) program is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is designed to prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes. Twenty-five small group sessions are facilitated by a Sorogi lifestyle coach who leads discussions on lifestyle changes that can alter behavior and result in improved health.
Diabetes Prevention Program Activities: Personal goal setting, Exercise program, Nutrition program, and Peer support groups. Some topics include: Eating healthy without giving up foods you love, Adding physical activity even if you do not think you have time, Dealing with stress, and Staying motivated. To learn more about our DPP program, click here.
4514 Benning Road SE
Washington, DC 20019
M-F: 9am – 5pm
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment