Classes & Meetup Groups
2017 Adult Class Offerings:
Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center offers adult education classes on diabetes-related topics
Carb Counting Refresher Class
Update your skills and existing knowledge on carb counting! Join our class geared towards the use of interactive tools and hands-on education.Class Details
Mindfulness Breath by Breath
Stress Reduction Drop-in ClassMindfulness Breath by Breath is an ongoing drop-in class that provides a solid introduction to simple and effective stress reduction methods including various breath and mindfulness practices. Classes include mindfulness instruction, adaptive movement, relaxation practice, and group discussions.
Due to generous departmental and donor support, classes are being offered free of charge for OHSU Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center patients, their caregivers, and the greater OHSU community.
Learn more about mindfulness classes offered at other OHSU locations
Type 2 & You Class:
Successful Living with Diabetes
We understand that having diabetes is hard, and that it is a challenge to filter through all of the diabetes "information" that is out there. Whether you have had diabetes for 20 years or more, or having diabetes is brand new to you, this program can help you!
Simple Steps to Reduce Your Risk
It is estimated that 86 million Americans have prediabetes. Could you be one of them?
A person with prediabetes is at risk for developing type 2 diabetes as well as other medical conditions. The good news is there are simple steps you can take to reduce your risk. To learn how to reduce your risk, attend our one session prediabetes course!
National Diabetes Prevention Program
The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a year-long lifestyle change program in which participants meet in a group with a trained lifestyle coach to learn how to include healthy eating and regular physical activity into their lives in an effort to aid in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Connecting with others living with diabetes can prevent feelings of isolation and offer opportunities to learn and engage with a community of people with a shared understanding. The Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center offers a free monthly meetup group and we also have community-based support groups listed below as well.
OHSU's Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Center
Community-based Support Groups
- Eugene Type 1 Parent Support Group (non-OHSU sponsored): Mamaimlow.com
- Portland Metro Parents of Type 1 Kids/Teens (non-OHSU sponsored):
- Familias En Accion Chronic Disease Support Group (non-OHSU sponsored):
- IRCO Senior Services Diabetes Support Group East Portland Community Center (non-OHSU sponsored):
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month –1 PM to 2:30 PM
740 SE 106th Avenue
Contact: Rachel Bowen or Hazel Kaliloa at 503-988-607
Join us! Your child can participate in making art every Wednesday from 10 AM-2 PM at the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center with the Children's Healing Art Project! Children’s Healing Arts Project’s in-hospital programs feature a variety of art projects designed to spark each child’s imagination.