FREE Diabetes Self-Management Workshop
The Naugatuck Valley Health District is offering a free, interactive six-week Live Well with Diabetes workshop. This program helps people with diabetes or prediabetes and their family members or caregivers learn new skills to help manage diabetes. The workshop takes place at the Derby Senior Center, 293 Main St., Derby on Tuesday afternoons, May 10- June 14, from 1-3:30 pm. Participants will learn about healthy eating, being active, blood sugar goals, how to treat low blood sugar, taking medications, communicating with healthcare providers, basic foot care, and sick day guidelines. Other topics include creating sample menus, learning about stress management and difficult emotions, developing action plans and avoiding complications.
Call today to register for this very interactive and informative class! There are books and gifts for all participants. FREE $25 gift card for those who complete the class! Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. To sign up, call 203-881-3255, extension 107.
Live Well is sponsored by The South-Central CT Area Agency on Aging, State of Connecticut Unit on Aging and Connecticut Department of Public Health through grants from the Administration on Aging and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Generous support is also provided by grants from the Connecticut Community Foundation and American Savings Foundation. Live Well with Diabetes is an evidence-based self-management program developed at Stanford University.
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