Wed, Jul 20, 2016
Diabetes Self-Management Program
Location: Garvey Senior Activity Center
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM (02:30 Duration)
Posted By: Sarah Miller
People with type 2 diabetes and caregivers of those with diabetes are invited to attend this 6-week workshop at the Garvey Senior Activity Center on Mondays, July 25-Aug. 29, from 1:30-4 p.m. Participants will learn skills to better manage and cope with the symptoms of diabetes. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration; 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; 3) healthy eating 4) appropriate use of medication; and 5) working more effectively with health care providers. Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.
This program was developed and tested by professionals at Stanford University School of Medicine and in the community. All materials used during the workshop have been reviewed by physicians, diabetes educators, dieticians, and other health professionals. The workshop is facilitated by two trained Leaders.
Advance registration is required; space is limited. Attendance at all six workshop sessions is highly recommended. To learn more or to register, call 301-475-4200, ext. *1050. This event is open to registered participants at the Senior Activity Centers.
Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar