Health Extension for Diabetes

Manage Your Diabetes Successfully

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes.

  • Have you been diagnoses with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes?
  • Do you or your family member(s) need help managing diabetes?
  • Would you like to learn more about how to live a healthier life?

If so, you may want to sign up for Clemson Health Extension’s Diabetes Program.

About the program

  • Education program spans 4 months
  • Group and individual sessions offered
  • Individual and social support provided for those with diabetes
  • Participants must be Greenville County residents
  • The program goal is to help participants manage their diabetes and prevent or delay health complications

A Community-based Model

Greenville Health System, Clemson University Public Health Sciences and Clemson Cooperative Extension have partnered to impact and improve the health of Greenville County residents. Through Healthy Greenville, there are two new programs that aim to improve health outcomes. The programs help residents who are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, or have already been diagnosed.

Let’s Get Started

If you are a resident of Greenville County and would like more information about the Health Extension for Diabetes Program, visit CU Healthy Greenville or contact Danielle McFall at (864) 365-0641 or

HED Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be age 18 or older
  • Participants must be a Greenville County resident
  • Clinical diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes with blood tests within the last 6 months resulting in a: fasting glucose > 126 mg/dl or A1c of > 6.5%
  • Self-report of Type 1 diabetes
  • Self-report of Type 2 diabetes, with a risk assessment of 5 or higher on the ADA Type 2 risk assessment
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