This program is FREE and is held in a small group setting. Diabetes Self-Management Program teaches participants the skills to successfully manage diabetes and ways to take control of their health. The program is evidence-based and was developed and tested at Stanford University. This workshop is a seven-week series that meets once a week for 2 ½ hours. Class is appropriate for those with a diabetes diagnosis and/or their caregiver.
•How to monitor blood sugar and prevent complications.
•Skin and foot care basics.
•How to manage sick days.
•Exercise and nutrition.
•How to manage pain, fatigue, difficult emotions and depression.
•Medications and treatment decisions.
•How to talk with family, friends and healthcare providers.
The seven-week series will be held on Thursdays May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Jun 6 and 13.