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Diabetes Self Management Workshop

May 2 @ 1:00 am - June 6 @ 3:30 pm

Where: Community Access Network (CAN), 500 Federal Street
When: May 2-June 6       
              6 Wednesdays from 1:00-3:30
What:
This workshop is designed to help adults
with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn
self-management skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes.
The workshop meets once a week for six weeks — 2-1/2 hours each session.
Healthy Living with Diabetes complements existing treatments a participant receives. 

Who:

  • Adults with type 2 diabetes,
  • Adults with pre-diabetes, or
  • Adults living with someone who has
    diabetes

Why:
People who take this workshop:

Learn techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes.
Learn about appropriate exercise, use of medication, and healthy eating strategies.
Report improved health, health behavior, and a sense of confidence in managing their diabetes.
Show improvements in blood sugar levels and a decrease in health distress and hypo and hyperglycemia.
Feel more confident in their ability to    communicate with physicians.
Have fewer doctor and emergency room visits and fewer hospitalizations.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Contact Betty Brickhouse for more information: bbrickhouse@cvcl.org or 434-385-9070

Details

Start:
May 2 @ 1:00 am
End:
June 6 @ 3:30 pm