JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Capital Region Medical Center is hosting a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop. This free, seven-week series is ideal for people with diabetes and their caregivers in Eldon and Lake Ozark, Missouri.
Participants of the Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will learn skills to help successfully manage diabetes and ways to take control of their health. Topics 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
The Eldon Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be held at the Eldon Community Center located at 309 E 2nd Street, Eldon, MO. This seven-week series will be held on Tuesdays, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12 and 19 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.
The Lake Ozark Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be held at the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District located at 1767 Bagnell Dam Blvd., Lake Ozark, MO. This series will also be held on Tuesdays, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 5, 12 and 19 from 6:00 – 8:30 PM.FREE comprehensive metabolic panel, lipid panel and hemoglobin A1c are included for this event. Further details will be provided at the first session. Snacks will be provided and incentive gifts awarded at each session.
The workshop is free, but class size is limited. Minimum number of participants are required for workshop to be held. To register, call 573-632-5593 or visit www.crmc.org/events and click on the link.
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.
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