- Eat vegetables. Be active. Make your body healthy.
- Be active. Physical activity can help prevent additional health problems.
- Stay active and make healthy choices.
- Prioritize yourself: your health and wellbeing.
- Quit smoking or never start. Live tobacco-free!
- Join A Diabetes Self-Management Class, like Healthier Living
Managing diabetes and nutrition services are covered by most health insurances, and a benefit for individuals on Medicare and Medi-Cal. Ask your doctor for a referral or contact the following organizations directly.
Local Diabetes Self-Management & Chronic Disease Classes
751 S. Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128, phone: (408) 885-2486
Provides free 6-week class series for Valley Medical Center patients on how to better manage diabetes, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain, and depression
phone: (408) 794-0564
Provides medications free of charge with a doctor's prescription for low-income members who do not have health insurance coverage or for those WHO CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY THEIR CO-PAYS.
phone: (408) 961-9877
Provides classes to help you better manage diabetes, arthritis, breathing problems, and depression.
Provides diabetes self-management classes throughout Santa Clara County.
phone: (408) 975-2763
phone: (408) 200-2291
phone: (408) 445-3400
Palo Alto: (650) 327-8717
Mountain View: (650) 965-3323
Sunnyvale: (408) 746-0455
phone: (408) 573-9686
phone: (408) 795-3600
phone: (650) 330-7400
San Jose: (408) 715-3088
Gilroy: (408) 676-3030
phone: (408) 284-2280
Mountain View: (408) 606-5966
Provides classes on high blood pressure.
American Diabetes Association (ADA): Family Link
This is a local program for families of children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Core components of Family Link include family mentor program for newly diagnosed children, social events and diabetes education. Cost may be covered by health insurance. Scholarships may be available. Some workshops are free. For more information contact Karen Zimmerman at (408)241-1922 ext. 7470 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about the Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and other related efforts, please contact:
Center for Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 120 B
San Jose, CA 95126