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Living Better With Diabetes
Our goal is to teach the skills needed to attain independence in Diabetes Management and activities of daily living.
Sessions focus on diet, medication, psychological aspects, exercise and complications. Instruction and support is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals including a Diabetes Nurse Educator and a Registered Dietitian.
Patients may participate in the classes through physician referral, patient self-referral or health care agency referral.
Group classes are offered monthly once a week for four weeks at Henry Community Health’s Main Campus.
There is a small fee for the four-class series which often is covered by insurance. The fee also includes a glucometer.
Registration is Required Prior to Attending
Make-up sessions are available. Patients are encouraged to bring a family member or significant other with them to class.
Topics covered include:
- General knowledge of diabetes
- Meal planning
- Self monitoring of blood sugar
- Stress management
- Prevention and treatment of acute and chronic complications
- Community resources
- Role of education
- Individual Counseling
Call 765.521.1415 to register for group classes or individual counseling.
For more information on our Diabetes Education Program, call 765.521.1544