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MANAGING DIABETES

Senior Couple

ABOUT THE CLASS

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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CLASS SCHEDULE

Click here to register for  March Classes

Diabetes Overview w/RN

Mar 7    Thurs Morning     9:30am-12:00pm

Mar 7    Thurs Evening     5:30pm-8:00pm - FULL

Mar 12   Tue Afternoon    1:30pm-4:00pm

 

Nutrition for Diabetes w/RD

Mar 14   Thurs Morning    9:30am-11:00am

Mar 14   Thurs Evening     5:30pm-7:00pm - FULL

Mar 19   Tue Afternoon     1:30pm-3:00pm

Ongoing Care for Diabetes w/RN

Mar 21   Thurs Morning    9:30am-12:00pm

Mar 21   Thurs Evening     5:30pm-8:00pm - FULL

Mar 26   Tue Afternoon    1:30pm-4:00pm

Click here to register for April to June Classes

 

Diabetes Overview w/RN

Apr 3   Wed Evening        5:30-8pm

Apr 11   Thurs Morning     9:30-12pm

Apr 11   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-4pm

May 8   Wed Morning       9:30-12pm

May 9   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-4pm

Jun 5   Wed Morning        9:30-2pm

Jun 5   Wed Evening        5:30-8pm

Jun 13   Thurs Afternoon 1:30-4pm

 

Nutrition for Diabetes w/RD

Apr 10   Wed Evening       5:30-7pm

Apr 18   Thurs Morning     9:30-11pm

Apr 18   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-3pm

May 15   Wed Morning       9:30-11pm

May 16   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-3pm

Jun 12   Wed Morning       9:30-11pm

Jun 12   Wed Evening        5:30-7pm

Jun 20   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-3pm

 

Ongoing Care for Diabetes w/RN

Apr 17   Wed Evening        5:30-8pm

Apr 25   Thurs Morning     9:30-12pm

Apr 25   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-4pm

May 22   Wed Morning      9:30-12pm

May 23   Thurs Afternoon  1:30-4pm

Jun 19   Wed Morning        9:30-12pm

Jun 19   Wed Evening         5:30-8pm

Jun 27   Thurs Afternoon   1:30-4pm

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HANDOUTS AND RESOURCES

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

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