Diabetes Education Services at Halifax Health

The American Diabetes Association recognizes our services as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Halifax Health offers outpatient diabetes education services taught by a registered nurse and registered dietitian who are Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Services are tailored to each person’s needs whether they are newly diagnosed or have a history of diabetes.  We offer diabetes classes, one-on-one counseling, meal planning individualized by a dietitian, pregnancy/gestational diabetes counseling, instructions on how to test blood sugar or how to inject insulin, and a free support group.

Watch this video to find out more about Diabetes Self-Management Education from the CDC and Joan Lunden.

Pre-Diabetes Education

Learn more about prediabetes and what you can do to help lower your chance of getting type 2 diabetes in this video from the CDC and Joan Lunden.

We will teach you self-care skills that can help you reach your health goals.

Class topics include:


Diabetes Education services are only offered to adults, 18 years or older. To participate in a Halifax Health Diabetes Education service, a referral from your Endocrinologist or Primary Care Physician and certain medical records are required. The hospital staff can verify insurance coverage before you attend.  

To Register

Call 386.425.2242 or 386.425.4829 for more information or to get started.