Diabetes Education

To help improve your health and make positive impacts in your life we offer several education classes:

Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES) – Our accredited DSMES course will take you through 10 hours of combined 1on1 and group education to provide you more information about diabetes and how you can create achievable goals to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

  • DSMES is available to anyone with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. A physician referral is required to participate in the program. Buena Vista Drug staff will update your physician with your progress in the classes on a regular basis.
  • DSMES is broken down into a 1-hour 1on1 session and 9 hours of group education. Each session will focus on education as well as setting and meeting individual healthy lifestyle goals.
  • Several insurance plans cover DSMES. If your insurance does not cover DSMES the total out of pocket price for the 10 hours is $300 (payment assistance may be available). This payment includes in clinic blood sugar checks and quarterly ·A1c checks for 1 year.
  • We intent to refund $100 of the payment to patients who attend all 10 hours.

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Free Healthy Living Classes – We offer a variety of education classes in the evening about 1 – 2 times a month. These classes can include topics such as essential oils, CBD, compression stockings, lifestyle changes, and more.