WHAT: The Diabetes Self-Management Workshop is a free, six-week series that is ideal for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes, as well as their caregivers. Participants will learn skills to successfully manage diabetes and ways to take control of their health. Topics of the workshop include:
- 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
WHEN: Classes meet for 2 ½ hours, once a week for six weeks. This series will be held on Tuesdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7 and 14 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Southwest Education Classroom at Capital Region’s Southwest Campus, 1432 Southwest Blvd., Jefferson City, Missouri
HOW: The workshop is free, but class size is limited. To register, call 573-632-5593 or visit www.crmc.org/events.
About Capital Region Medical Center
Capital Region Medical Center, located in Jefferson City, Mo. is an affiliate hospital of University of Missouri Health Care, and encompasses a full service hospital, a comprehensive cancer program at Goldschmidt Cancer Center and an expansive clinic system covering eight counties. Within the hospital, the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is one of the few accredited hospital-based rehabilitation centers in the state. From prenatal and obstetric care to orthopaedic and cardiovascular services, Capital Region provides innovative health care, advancing its mission to improve the health and wellness of the people and communities it serves. For more information, visit www.crmc.org.
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