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Wed, Nov 29

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Jacksonville

Free Diabetes Management Class Presented by Northeast Florida AHEC

Do you have diabetes? Join the free Diabetes Self-Management Program for people 60 and over or who are disabled!

Free Diabetes Management Class Presented by Northeast Florida AHEC
Free Diabetes Management Class Presented by Northeast Florida AHEC

Time & Location

Nov 29, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Jacksonville, 4615 Philips Hwy, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA

About the event

This free workshop provides the support you need to maintain or improve your quality of life!

Do you have diabetes? Join the free Diabetes Self-Management Program for people 60 and over or those who are disabled.

This 2 1/2 hour program meets every Wednesday from October 25th to November 29th, 2023 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, 4615 Philips Highway, Jacksonville Florida 32207.

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) is an evidenced-based program developed by Stanford University. Participants in this interactive program learn techniques to manage their blood sugar, prevent or reduce disease related complications such as foot and vision problems, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, set goals, problem solve, and communicate effectively with family and health care providers. The live webinar or phone sessions meet once a week for six weeks.

You will learn...

  • Ways to prevent or delay diabetes complications
  • Techniques to manage blood sugar
  • Pratical ways to cope with stress, depression, anger, and frustration
  • Strategies for sick days
  • Nutrition or exercise tools
  • How to talk about your health

**FOR REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION call 904-482-0189 or toll free 877-784-8486.**

This program is sponsored by Northeast Florida AHEC, ElderSource, and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs.

Visit lssjax.org to learn more about the programs offered at LSS.

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