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Diabetic Education at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

Exterior of PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Front Entrance
3100 Tongass Ave
Clinic Entrance, 2nd Floor
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sat – Sun: Closed

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Diabetes Education Services provides one-on-one counseling and group classes to assist diabetic patients in self-managing their diabetes. Our education program is based on American Diabetes Association recommendations and guidelines.

Diabetes Management Classes

Learn more about how to manage your diabetes and live a healthy life in this series of classes offered by PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center:

  • Diabetes Basics and Nutrition
  • Carbohydrate Counting; Self Blood Sugar Testing; Low Blood Sugar; Physical Activity
  • High Blood Sugar/Sick Day Guidelines; Prevention; Complications; Healthy Eating
  • Meal Planning; Stress; Medications; Sexual Health; Sleep; Depression; Resources

The 8-hour series of classes cost $330.00 and includes two private one-on-one sessions. Medicare and other insurance can be billed if eligible. Attendees may bring one support person free. Call 228-7685 to pre-register or find out more information.

Our Team

We offer a team approach. This includes services by a registered dietitian and other health care professionals. Our coordinator is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator.

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