The Diabetes Self-Management Training Program (DSMT)  increases a patients knowledge and skills about diabetes by working with a certified diabetes instructor to learn how to manage their diabetes. By focusing on self-care behaviors such as healthy eating, exercise, monitoring and more, participants can lower their blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

When should I refer a patient to DSMT?

  • Patient who is diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes 
  • Patient who has had issues with controlling blood sugar levels
  • Patient experiencing health problems due to diabetes

Why should I refer my patient to DSMT?

  • Proven to lower blood sugar, blood pressure, emergency room visits and health problems due to diabetes
  • Proven to increase skills of taking care of diabetes and overall quality of life

How do I refer my patient?

Please note that patients with prediabetes are not eligible for the DSMT program and should join our Diabetes Prevention Program