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Thrive with Diabetes Program

Learn how to properly manage diabetes while living life to its fullest! A diagnosis of diabetes doesn’t mean you have to stop living your life. With a few lifestyle modifications, you can get right back on track! Gain all of the necessary tools and knowledge to take control of your diabetes from nutrition professionals in a welcoming space.

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Who is eligible for the program?

The Thrive with Diabetes program is only open to individuals diagnosed with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Individuals without  pre-diabetes or diabetes may join as a support person to an enrolled participant.

How can I get started?

Email You will then be guided on how to complete the sign-up process and schedule your initial appointment with our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

To get started click here.

Does a diagnosis of diabetes put me at risk for anything?

If left unmanaged, blood sugars that are uncontrolled for long periods of time can lead to nerve and vascular damage. This damage is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and heart problems. But, with proper manage of blood sugars the risk is greatly reduced!

How can I properly manage my diabetes?

There are plenty of ways to help manage your diabetes. We will cover everything from carb counting, monitoring blood glucose, diabetic medications, how to cope with a diagnosis, and everything between!

Will I learn how to manage/lower my A1C?

Yes! You will learn how to properly manage your A1C. We will provide you with plenty of knowledge and tools to better your long-term glucose management.

Helpful Resources:

MMC Nutrition and Wellness Clinic
Meet with a registered dietitian virtually.

MMC YouTube for Recipe Ideas and More

Diabetes Food Hub for Recipe Ideas

Helpful Diabetes Friendly Recipe Idea:

No-Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Bites!

These delicious bites are a quick and fun way to make some nutrition packed snacks at home. These no-bake snacks make for a healthy and sweet treat! These nutritious no-bake snacks come in at a total of 9 grams of carbohydrates per two bites!

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