Take Charge of Your Diabetes (TCYD) is an in-depth Extension-based, collaborative diabetes self-management education (DSME) program targeted to adults with type 2 diabetes. The program is designed to improve blood glucose control and quality of life, and reduce long-term health risks of persons with diabetes by providing the information and motivation they need to adopt positive behavior changes.
Lesson 1. What is Diabetes?
Lesson 2. Keeping Track of Blood Glucose
Lesson 3. Diabetes Medications
Lesson 4. Nutritional Management of Diabetes
Lesson 5. Carbohydrate Counting
Lesson 6. Exercise and Physical Activity
Lesson 7. Standards of Medical Care
Lesson 8. Cardiovascular Disease
Lesson 9. Foot Care and Setting Goals
Class Reunion (6-week follow-up)
Grand Finale (3-month follow-up)
Linda B. Bobroff, Ph.D., RD
Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences
University of Florida