Diabetes Education Program to be held at Great River Medical Center
Great River Diabetes Education Program offers four-week group diabetes classes every month.
The next afternoon series will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., on Mondays, beginning on Feb. 6. Morning classes are from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays, beginning on Feb. 16.
Group diabetes classes are for people newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required.
Class topics include:
-Proper eating for diabetes
-Managing blood sugars
-Diabetes-related health problems
Diabetes educators will assess needs for specific information and skills, teach self-care and provide continuing help. Most insurance companies cover the fee for the class series.
A family member or friend is encouraged to attend at no additional cost.
For more information or to register, call 319-768-4165.