Diabetes Education


The Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Services Program at St. Anthony’s offers a variety of classes to meet your needs. Registration is required for all classes.

Living Well with Diabetes

If you have been newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or have not received diabetes education before, our Living Well with Diabetes series is a comprehensive program that will give you the tools you need to successfully manage your health. This three-class series is taught by registered nurses, registered and licensed dietitians and certified diabetes educators. It covers blood glucose monitoring, carbohydrate counting and meal planning, exercise goals, preventing complications, and much more. Materials and refreshments are provided. Call 314-525-4508 for class schedules.

Gestational Diabetes Class

This class is taught in conjunction with the nurses in St. Anthony’s Perinatal Center. The nurse will provide an overview of gestational diabetes and teach monitoring of blood glucose and ketones.  Our dietitian teaches meal-planning and carbohydrate counting adapted specifically for gestational diabetes and current guidelines for meal management during pregnancy. For more information or to register for the class, call the Perinatal Center at 314-525-4871.