Living with diabetes or pre-diabetes can be challenging and getting good information is crucial. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County offers a wide array of services and educational programs for all residents to increase confidence in managing diabetes.
Our team of Registered Dietitians and Registered Nurses work alongside the healthcare teams at HRHCare health centers across Suffolk County.
Focusing on diabetes and pre diabetes, we provide one-to- one individualized education and care to help promote self-management of one’s health, wellness, and medical conditions. Topics covered include:
In addition to one- to- one sessions within the health centers, we offer a FREE comprehensive 6-week Diabetes Self- Management class series targeted to improving knowledge and confidence to any Suffolk County resident living with diabetes. These are offered throughout the year in locations across Suffolk.
If you are interested in attending or your organization would like to host a series, please contact us.
In addition, community sites can request presentations on specific diabetes related topics.
All of our diabetes educators provide current, evidenced based education on diabetes management.
The following links provide essential information for taking care of your health:
Please feel free to follow our blog for updates and other educational resources and tips.
Family Health and Wellness Program Blog
For other additional resources and support, check out these websites:
American Diabetes Association
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Long Island Chapter of the
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
National Eye Health Education Program
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
National Kidney Disease Education Program
National Diabetes Education Program
HealthSense: An online resource for living well.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Last updated January 15, 2020