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Great River Health System offers April diabetes classes

Mar 29, 2018

WEST BURLINGTON — Great River Health System-Diabetes Education offers four-week group diabetes classes every month. The next afternoon series will be Mondays beginning April 9 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Morning classes will be from Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon beginning April 19.

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; medicines; diabetes-related health problems; and exercise.

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, please call 319-768-4165.

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