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The workshop is run by Celeste Peart of the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps, Ingrid Hansen of UD’s School of Nursing and Wendy Bailey of Delaware Health and Social Services, Diabetes Prevention and Control.

Nov. 9: Diabetes self-management workshop starts

Photo by Ashley Barnas

Six free sessions to help or prevent health complications

A free, six-session diabetes self-management workshop will begin Nov. 9 at the STAR Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark.

The program will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Thursday from Nov. 9 to Dec. 21, 2017 (no class on 11/23) in the STAR Health Nurse Managed Primary Care Center (Suite 130). To register for the workshop, contact Celeste Peart at (302) 831-6136 or cpeart@udel.edu.

The workshop will help participants:

  • Prevent and/or delay health complications;

  • Improve their hemoglobin A1C (average blood sugar reading);

  • Make better food choices and lose weight;

  • Better control their glucose levels through exercise and stress management; and

  • Improve their ability to communicate with their health care providers.

The workshop is presented by the Delaware Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. For additional information, visit the Delaware Division of Public Health website.

 


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