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Diabetes Education class offered July 31

Jul 12, 2018

Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Team will be offering a one-day diabetes education class Tuesday, July 31, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Health Education Center at HCHC. Meals will be served to class participants and their guest. Directions will be given upon registration at HCHC’s Diabetes Education Center. Registration is requested by July 30. This program is open to anyone who has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.

Topics include meal planning, exercise; personal goals, eye disease, glucose monitoring, foot, skin and dental care, complications of diabetes, explanation of diabetes, medications and behavior modifications. There will be time for questions.

The purpose of the program is to provide people who have diabetes and their families the latest information regarding the disease and to help them become aware that diabetes education is a lifelong process.

There is a fee for the class; however, many insurance plans will cover the program. For more information, or to sign up, contact the HCHC Diabetes Education Center at 319-385-6518.

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