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Whether you have diabetes, or are concerned about getting it, knowledge is key. Our Diabetes Care Classes are taught by Certified Diabetes Educators and provide the very latest information in a way that makes it easy to understand.

Before you can register for a class, you will need a referral from your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Living with Diabetes

There is a lot involved in controlling diabetes. Learning is an ongoing process which gives you the power to understand, to balance, and to cope. Start out right by learning the diabetes basics.

Living with Diabetes is a three-week course offered with the American Diabetes Association. Teaching staff include doctors, registered dieticians and an exercise specialist. We welcome people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and a support person.

Week 1

  • What is Diabetes
  • Diabetes and Your Emotions
  • Healthy Food Choices Part 1

Week 2

  • Medications
  • Blood Sugars Patterns/Sick Day Management

Week 3

  • Diabetes and Exercise
  • Staying Healthy with Diabetes
  • Healthy Food Choices, Part 2

2017 Series Dates

2/25, 3/4, 3/11
5/6, 5/13, 5/20 (This series is held in the Kennedy Conference Rm, in the back of the cafeteria)
9/16, 9/23, 9/30
11/4, 11/11, 11/18


9:00AM – 12:30PM


Highland Hospital
Calihan OR Kennedy Conference Room
1000 South Ave
Rochester, NY 14620
Get map and directions

To register for the class, please contact Diabetes Healthsource at (585) 341-7066.

Group Exercise Classes

Join our weekly group exercise class consisting of:

  • Aerobic Exercise
  • Resistive Exercise
  • Strength Training
  • Balance Exercise
  • Education

The cost is $15 per class.


Thursdays, 5:30-6:30


Strong Physical Therapy
Outpatient Clinic
4901 Lac De Ville Blvd
Bld D Suite 250
Rochester, NY 14618
Get map and directions

To join the class, call (585) 341-9000.