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 than 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) curriculumon-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.