CHOOSE HEALTHY Diabetes Self-Management Program

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program (DSMES)

WNYICC's Accredited DSMES Program combines Individual Nutrition Counseling with a Registered Dietitian PLUS an evidence-based facilitated Group Diabetes Self-Management Program delivered by our trusted service network members.

Individual Nutrition Therapy: with Registered Dietitian                                          
Accredited and curriculum approved by ADCES*                                                                                                                       *ADCES: Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
Group Support: evidence-based Diabetes Self-Management Program              


Proven Outcomes:

  • Participants on average reduce A1c by 3.8%
  • 78% of participants lose weight or remain stable
  • 50% reduction in sweets intake
  • 34% increas in vegetable intake
  • 73% increase in participant confidence level to manage diabetes


  • Participant must have Type II Diabetes diagnosis
  • Participant must have signed referral from practitioner treating for diabetes
  • Program is currently covered by the following health insurance plans:
    • Independent Health Medicare Advantage and Commercial plans
    • Univera Medicare Advantage and Commercial plans

Referrals / More Information:

Contact WNYICC: 716-431-5100 or