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Senior Couple


Managing Diabetes

There are 3 workshops in this series to help you maintain good control and prevent possible diabetes-related problems. With the right care and support, living with diabetes can be managed in a healthy, realistic way.


Diabetes Overview

In this overview class our Registered Nurse will answer the questions; “What is Diabetes?” and “What does good control mean?” It is important to maintain good control to prevent complications. You will learn about blood sugar basics.  Basics include blood sugar testing, target levels, and what happens when blood sugars are too high or too low. We will also cover how stress, poor sleep, sickness, and travel can raise blood sugar levels.


Nutrition for Diabetes

The Registered Dieticians will teach you how to choose healthy food to better manage diabetes. Learn about the different types of carbohydrates and how each type affects your blood sugar. They will explain the glycemic index. Learn to read food labels, and how find the hidden sugars in foods. Other things we eat and drink, such as fats, fiber, protein, alcohol, and artificial sweeteners, can affect blood sugar levels too. Learn how timing of meals can help to


Living with Diabetes

In this class the Registered Nurse explores living with diabetes and how diabetes changes over time.  During the class you will learn about proper foot care and why it is important in preventing long-term damage and complications. Making physical activity a priority can help to reduce blood sugar levels and improve overall health. There are also options for medications when lifestyle changes are not enough to keep blood sugar levels under control.

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Click here to register for October - December Classes

Diabetes Overview w/RN

Oct 5          Thurs Morning        9:30am-12pm

Oct 10         Tue Evening           5:30pm-8pm

Oct 12         Thurs Afternoon    1:30pm-4pm

Oct 25         Wed Evening          5:30pm-8pm

Nov 7          Tue Evening           5:30pm-8pm

Nov 10         Fri Morning            9:30am-12pm

Nov 16         Thurs Afternoon    1:30pm-4pm

Nov 27        Mon Evening           5:30pm-8pm

Dec 6          Wed Afternoon       1:30pm-4pm

Dec 7          Thurs Morning       9:30am-12pm

Nutrition for Diabetes w/RD

Oct 12         Thurs Morning       9:30am-11am

Oct 17         Tue Evening           5:30pm-7pm

Oct 19         Thurs Afternoon    1:30pm-3pm

Nov 1           Wed Evening          5:30pm-7pm

Nov 14         Tue Evening          5:30pm-7pm

Nov 17         Fri Morning             9:30am-11am

Nov 23        Thurs Afternoon     1:30pm-3pm

Dec 4          Mon Evening           5:30pm-7pm

Dec 13        Wed Afternoon      1:30pm-3pm

Dec 14         Thurs Morning       9:30am-11am

Ongoing Care for Diabetes w/RN

Oct 19         Thurs Morning      9:30am-12pm

Oct 24         Tue Evening         5:30pm-8pm

Oct 26         Thurs Afternoon   1:30pm-4pm

Nov 8          Wed Evening        5:30pm-8pm

Nov 21         Tue Evening         5:30pm-8pm

Nov 24        Fri Morning           9:30am-12pm

Nov 30        Thurs Afternoon   1:30pm-4pm

Dec 11         Mon Evening        5:30pm-8pm

Dec 20        Wed Afternoon    1:30pm-4pm

Dec 21         Thurs Morning     9:30am-12pm



Click to find a list of available resources and handouts for your class. You may print them if you wish.

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