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Ross Norton Offering Diabetes Self-Management Program

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.

Post Date:07/12/2018 7:33 AM
Diabetes Self-Management Program
Ross Norton Recreation and Aquatic Complex
1426 S. Martin Luther King Jr., Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-462-6025

Mondays, Aug. 6-Sept. 17, 2 - 4:30 p.m. (no class on Labor Day)
Register now to reserve your space. 

General Program Information: 
Stanford University’s Diabetes Self-Management program (DSMP) is an evidence based program designed for people with type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Self-Management workshop is given 2½ hours once a week for six weeks at the Ross Norton Recreation Complex.
 
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.
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. Physicians, diabetes educators, dietitians, and other health professionals both at Stanford and in the community have reviewed all materials in the workshop.
· Classes are held for 2½ hours, once a week for six weeks.
· Class Cost = Free
· Class size limited; Pre-registration is required.
· Participants must be age 60 or older.
 
To register or for more information call (727) 462-6025 or email Elizabeth.Minor@myclearwater.com

 

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