Treatments & Services

The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a recognized program by the American Diabetes Association.

If you have never attended Diabetes Self-management Education classes talk to your physician.  Your physician may order this service for you. Classes are held Monday mornings from 9 am to 11:30 am and on Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.  An initial one-on-one visit will be scheduled to ensure these classes are appropriate for you.

There is also a free Diabetes Support Group led by a diabetes educator that is held on the first Thursday of every month except July and December. This group meeting from 6 pm to 7 pm in conference room D in the lower level of the hospital. No registration or sign-u is required.  Simply stop by as often as you like.


Diabetes Self-Management Program
(616) 394-3273


Christopher Howell, MD, Lakeshore Health Partners--Internal Medicine, talks about the latest research on diabetes, treatments and the benefits of a personalized plan.