Diabetes Self-Management workshop to be held

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

A free six-week virtual workshop will be held on Diabetes Self-Management.

Classes will be held on Wednesdays on May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 and July 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. via zoom virtual meeting room presented by County Engagement Specialists in nutrition and health education Stephanie Johnson and Brandi Richardson.

The class will be beneficial if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, living with someone who has diabetes and taking care of someone who has diabetes. The seminar has been designed to not conflict with existing programs or treatment and to enhance treatment and disease-specific education as well as provide skills to coordinate helpful treatment as many people have more than one chronic condition to manage ones health.

Topics covered will include healthy eating, calculating carbohydrates, monitoring blood sugar, problem solving, avoiding complications, working with health care providers and develop a healthier lifestyle.

Class enrollment is limited to 12.

To register, call 417-256-2391 or email howellco@missouri.edu.

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