Through the support of Austin Public Health, free diabetes classes are offered in multiple locations, including virtually, for Austin/Travis County residents. Register for a class by clicking here.

Did you know? In the US, 37.3 million Americans—about 1 in 10—have diabetes. Shockingly, more Logo of the Community Diabetes Initiativethan 1 in 3 people are estimated to be prediabetic.

If you are overweight or prediabetic, you can reduce your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 58% by getting regular moderate physical activity, eating healthier by reducing fat and portion sizes and increasing vegetables, and reducing weight by 5-7 percent.

Free Diabetes Self-Management & Education Classes

Our instructors teach the Diabetes Empowerment  Education Program (DEEP) curriculum on-site and virtually to participants. DEEP is a series of six 90-minute classes and is designed for people living with type 2 diabetes. Friends and family may attend with the person with diabetes to provide additional support.Classes are offered in English or Spanish.

Class schedule of upcoming DEEP Diabetes education classes.