Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP™, is a class designed to help people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, relatives, and caregivers gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care. Classes last a total of six weeks, providing participants with eight unique learning modules.

Goals of the DEEP curriculum include:

  • Improving and maintaining the quality of life of persons with pre-diabetes and existing diabetes
  • Preventing complications and incapacities
  • Improving eating habits and maintaining adequate nutrition
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Developing self-care skills
  • Improving the relationship between patients and health care providers
  • Utilizing available resources

The class meets once a week for at least 2 hours. The class meets for 6 weeks.

To find a workshop near you contact the Elder Helpline 1-800-262-2243 or email HealthyAging@agingresources.org

Address: 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301 Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone:1-800-262-2243  •  Fax: 352-378-1256