Educational Classes


The Diabetes Education & Wellness Center also offers patients individual and group classes, focusing on topics such as:

  • What is Diabetes?
  • Exercise Guidelines
  • Eating Right with Diabetes
  • ABC’s of Diabetes – A1C, Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Foot Care
  • Reducing the Risk of Complications from Diabetes


For class schedules, more information, or to sign up to attend a session, please call the center at:

Diabetes Education & Wellness Center
Thorek Memorial Hospital
850 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60613

English Line: 773-975-6814
Spanish Line: 773-975-1156
Email:  Diabetes@thorek.org