Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

CountyMaricopa (AZ1149)
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Maricopa (AZ1149)
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Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

Are you living with Diabetes? Take Control of your life and do the things you want to do. Managing a chronic condition like diabetes can be complex and sometimes frustrating. Let us help. We offer a FREE series of classes designed to teach diabetes self-management skills. We give you the tools you need to improve your health and quality of life. This program provides a supportive environment where participants with diabetes and prediabetes work together in small groups, once a week for six weeks, to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent diabetes and to reduce complications resulting from diabetes, such as kidney failure, amputation, vision loss, heart failure, and strokes. *Blood pressure and weight will be taken every week during the 6 week workshop in order to track your own progress during the workshop.

The program helps you: Understand the human body Understand diabetes risk factors and complications Improve your diet and excercise Set and meet personal goals Communicate better with your doctor Handle stress better and learn relaxation techniques Problem solve Learn positive thinking stratagies and self-motivation Increase your energy level Learn how to use your glucometer and blood pressure monitor This program will not conflict with your existing medical programs or treatment; it is designed to enhance or complement your treatment. Caregivers and family members are also welcomed and encouraged to attend. Interactive workshop is 2 hours long and starts on Wednesday June 5th, 2019 at 6:00 pm. This workshop is six weeks long. Class will meet every Wednesday at 6:00 pm until July 3rd, 2019.
The class dates for the workshop are listed below. Session 1: June 5th, 2019 Session 2: June 12th, 2019 Session 3: June 19th, 2019 Session 4: June 26th, 2019 Session 5: July 3rd, 2019l Session 6: July 10th, 2019  **completion date You can also register by calling 602-406-2288 or emailing us at HealthierLiving-SJHMC@DignityHealth.org .

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