Diabetes Education & Resources - Kovler Diabetes Center

Education & Resources

Diabetes Education Seminar

Turn to Kovler when seeking diabetes education and support, or if you have questions about our services.

We offer classes and free programs and events – both on and off-campus – to help you lead a healthy, happy life.

Diabetes Education Classes

Kovler offers diabetes education classes for all University of Chicago Medicine adult patients with type 2 diabetes. In these classes patients will review the basics of diabetes management and have the opportunity to ask and discuss individual questions with our Certified Diabetes Educators. Class costs can be billed to your insurance (including Medicare or Medicaid).

Location: University of Chicago Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) Suite 5A in the Jim Tyree Diabetes Education Library

Parking: Valet parking is available

To register, please ask any of your University of Chicago physicians for a referral. Once you have obtained a referral please email us or call 773-702-2371, select option 1, and ask to sign up for the “diabetes education class.”

Not sure when you should be getting diabetes education? Click here to view our algorithm of care, which shows when we recommend patients meet with a diabetes educator.

You can also click here to view the types of topics that educators can cover with you at each meeting