Diabetes Education Classes

Education classes are a great way learn the ins-and-outs of managing diabetes so you can live a long, healthy life.

Logo of the American Diabetes AssociationOur diabetes classes are recognized by the American Diabetes Association, which ensures that the education you receive meets the National Standard for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

Diabetes Education Series

EvergreenHealth’s diabetes education series covers the fundamentals of how diabetes affects your health and offers you good advice to get you started on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

You will gain the following invaluable information from our Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists: self-management skills, medication management, exercise, healthy coping, meal planning and glucose monitoring including new technologies.

We now offer a virtual class as well as in-person classes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The diabetes education series includes: 

  • 1 hour-long pre-class appointment with an RN educator, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
  • 1 hour-long pre-class appointment with a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
  • Choice of either three group in-person classes (2.5 hours each) or two virtual classes (2 hours each)

In-person class schedule

Aug. 5, 12, 19  2020

6-8:30 p.m.

Sep. 9, 16, 23  2020

6-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 7, 14, 21  2020

6-8:30 p.m.

Nov. 4, 11, 18  2020

6-8:30 p.m.

Dec. 2, 9, 16  2020

6-8:30 p.m.

Virtual class schedule

Virtual classes include two sessions that cover the same information as above.

Sep. 15, 22  2020

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 13, 20  2020

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Nov. 10, 17  2020

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 8, 15  2020

5:30-7:30 p.m.

If you prefer a one-to-one learning environment, or are unable to attend the classes, we do offer individual consultations with our Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.

We also offer programs for diabetes management during pregnancy.

Insurance and Payment Information

Our diabetes classes are covered by most insurance providers, including Medicare and Medicaid. Please contact your insurance provider to discuss the coverage available to you.

EvergreenHealth offers resources for those without insurance coverage. Please call 425.899.3008 for information about the resources you may be eligible for.


  • Check with your insurance provider to learn how much diabetes education coverage you may have available.
  • Get a referral from your provider prior to your first appointment; we are happy to help with this when you call.
  • Call 425.899.3008 to register. If you call outside of regular business hours, please leave a message and we will contact you.