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Diabetes & Nutrition

We take your health and well-being seriously

Diabetes & Nutrition

At Glendale Memorial Hospital, we take your health and well-being seriously. We offer a variety of nutrition classes so you can eat well, and diabetes classes to learn how to manage your illness effectively.

Individual Diabetes Education

Individual instruction is offered to the patient as well as to his/her significant other on a one-to-one basis, in the following areas:

  • General diabetes mellitus education
  • Insulin administration
  • Glucose meter instruction
  • Diabetes nutrition education and counseling

Diabetes in Pregnancy

This program offers comprehensive preconception, prenatal and postpartum education to pregnant women with diabetes. Group and/or individual instruction on meal planning and glucose meter use is offered to each patient by a nurse and a dietitian that are Certified Diabetes Educators. 

The Nutrition Program

This program provides nutrition education and counseling on healthier eating and can create menus, snacks, and restaurant eating tips just for you and your lifestyle. Our registered dietitians can custom-tailor meal plans with special dietary needs.

  • Diabetes/hypoglycemia
  • Cholesterol reduction
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Low sodium and meal planning
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Disease/risk management
  • Weight loss and management
  • Vegetarian meal planning
  • Drug/nutrient interactions

For more information on any diabetes and nutrition class at Glendale Memorial Hospital, call (818) 507-4616.

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