Healthier Living with Diabetes @ Stanford
Self-management at Stanford banner
Healthier Living with Diabetes
diabetes@med.stanford.edu

New to this site?

Healthier Living with Diabetes is the online version of the community-based Diabetes Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), also known in the United States as Better Choices Better Health for Diabetes.

What is the Workshop?

  • A 6 week, highly-interactive, online small-group workshop
  • Two peer moderators per workshop
  • New lessons posted each week
  • Small groups of about 25 participate together
  • Participants log on at their convenience 2-3 times per week for a total of about 2 hours per week
  • Participants do not need to log on at the same time

Who may participate?

  • Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Benefits of joining

  • Learn to manage your symptoms better
  • Learn to manage your blood glucose (sugar) better
  • Learn ways to balance food, exercise, medication and stress
  • Learn tips to manage your day-to-day activities
  • Get support from others with diabetes
  • Share your experiences and help others

Is the workshop available now?

Organizations interested in more information about how to offer Healthier Living with Diabetes workshops should contact the National Council on Aging at BetterChoices@selfmanage.org.