ABCs of Diabetes

The ABC’s of Diabetes Self-Management Education/Support program of the Marion County Public Health Department is committed to providing adults with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and their families and significat others with ready access to educational services and information in the area of managing and preventing diabetes. The program aims to empower individuals with diabetes to achieve and maintain good health, prevent complications that may develop from uncontrolled diabetes, and to increase knowledge and skills for successful diabetes self-management. The program will also provide education to individuals with pre-diabetes to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes.

The ABCs of Diabetes program is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This four-part series includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. This program is free and open to anyone with diabetes, pre-diabetes, family members and friends.


Due to COVID-19, the ABC’s of Diabetes group classes have been put on hold. If you have questions or concerns about your diabetes or pre-diabetes and would like to speak to someone on our team, please email us at with your name, phone number and best time of day to reach you. If you do not have access to email, please leave a voicemail at 317-221-2094. The American Diabetes Association is also a great resource for the latest information from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. To visit their site, please click here.

If you’d like to sign up for a class this summer or fall please email or call us to get registered. To view our class schedule please click here.