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Diabetes Self-Management Program - Macon County (Session 3 of 6)

When:

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:

Macon County Health Department
503 N Missouri Street, Macon MO map...

Description:

This course is designed to help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book.

Session topic:

We will explore the causes of low blood sugar and the ways to treat it. We will discuss ways to reduce fat in the diet. We will practice decision-making techniques and introduce the benefits of exercise to diabetes self-management.

Registration:

Please call the University of Missouri Extension - Macon County office at 660-385-2173. The program is free, but registration is encouraged to ensure seating.

Registration
deadline:

10/3/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911

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