St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Diabetes Education Program is an outpatient educational service for people with diabetes, and their family. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for a period of time, you and your family can learn new information and have your questions answered. Included: What is diabetes?, nutrition and meal planning, reading food labels, medications and side effects, recognizing and treating low blood sugar, coping with diabetes, foot care, diabetes complications, sick day guidelines, setting diabetic management goals. Classes include teaching by both the Certified Diabetes Educator: Elaine O'Neill, Registered Nurse and Karla Bernath, Registered Dietitian. Covered by most insurances. Please call 734-593-5280 to check benefits.