Learning About Diabetes


Cottage offeres many programs to help learn more about diabetes.


Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Living with Diabetes

Free classes. Featured topic varies monthly.

The class is offered four times a month.


First Tuesdays: 10–11 a.m.

Second Wednesdays: 3–4 p.m. (en español)

Third Tuesdays: 6–7 p.m.

Fourth Tuesdays: Noon–1 p.m.


Dori's Story

What is Diabetes?


Contact Joanne Garcia at 805-681-6441

or j2garcia@sbch.org.

If you or someone you love has diabetes or is at risk, these classes are for you.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Diabetes Education Program

Individual instruction for people with prediabetes, type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes.


Appointments available Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1–4 p.m. Cost is covered by most insurance plans.


Call 805-569-8240.

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Nutrition Education Classes with Certified Diabetes Educator Stacey Bailey, MS, RD


Wednesdays 12–1 p.m.

(The first Wednesday of each month covers diabetes nutrition topics)


Contact Stacey Bailey at 805-688-6431, ext. 72351.



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