The care team at the Diabetes Clinical Center encourages all patients and family members to participate in programs to improve management of their condition. The links below provide more information about support groups that might be treated within this program.
Support and Wellness
Support and Education for Diabetes at Mass General
When you have diabetes, managing your life can be difficult, During your diabetes education, you will learn about managing medications, blood glucose testing, and diet while carrying on with all of life's demands. Our program can help you better manage and control your diabetes.
The Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSME/S) Program is an outpatient program designed for adults who want to learn more about managing their diabetes. We offer individual counseling and group classes. Participants are encouraged to bring a guest at no additional charge.
Tools and materials to help you set and achieve your healthy goals.
- Type 1 Diabetes (PDF)
- Type 2 Diabetes (PDF)
- Nutrition (PDF)
- Carbohydrate Counting (PDF)
- Exercise (PDF)
- Hyperglycemia (Elevated Blood Sugar) (PDF)
- Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) (PDF)
- Insulin (PDF)
- Oral Medications (PDF)
- Blood Glucose Monitoring (PDF)
- Sick Day Guidelines (PDF)
- Type 1 Diabetes-Spanish (PDF)
- Type 2 Diabetes-Spanish (PDF)
- Nutrition-Spanish (PDF)
- Carbohydrate Counting-Spanish (PDF)
- Exercise-Spanish (PDF)
- Insulin-Spanish (PDF)
- Oral Medications-Spanish (PDF)
- Blood Glucose Monitoring-Spanish (PDF)
Our group classes are structured so that we meet the needs of all of our patients. We also offer a lifetime support program for patients that have received diabetes education. We offer frequent support groups that meet in a safe and welcoming environment.