Southlake Campus
Pavillion D
3030 East 89th Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410

New Location!

Northlake Campus
600 Grant Street
Gary, IN 46402


Don’t let diabetes manage you

Presently, 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes, and current trends indicate that one in three Americans will develop diabetes sometime in their lifetime. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people with diabetes can prevent premature death and disability by working with their support networks and health care providers.

Methodist Hospitals is helping patients with diabetes take control of their disease and lead healthier lives. Designed to educate patients with different types of diabetes, our comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education Program provides targeted guidance and instruction presented by highly qualified, caring professionals.

Methodist’s program is recognized and certified by the American Diabetes Association, Medicare, Medicaid and other commercial and private insurance providers. It has also received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certification.


Seven Key Behaviors

Our comprehensive program helps patients manage their diabetes by focusing on seven key self-care behaviors:

  • Healthy eating
  • Being active
  • Monitoring
  • Taking medications
  • Problem solving
  • Reducing risks
  • Healthy coping

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Diabetes Self Management Classes

Comprehensive diabetes education involving all aspects of treatment as well as prevention of chronic complications. Physician referral required.

Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus
Diabetes Center, 303 East 89th Ave., Merrillville

  • Tuesdays - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    (3 Tuesdays in a row)

To register call 219-738-5802. 

Diabetes Support & Education Groups

A wide variety of topics related to diabetes are discussed. For persons with diabetes and their family members. Free.

Classes meet the 4th Tuesday of every month.
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Northlake Campus Front Lobby Entrance
600 Grant Street, Gary, IN 46402


5 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Southlake Campus, Pavilion D, Room 161
303 East 89th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

For questions call 219-738-5802.

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