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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

Offered by Department of Health Nursing Division and Office for the Aging

Author: Anonym/Tuesday, November 4, 2014/Categories: Health

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Lockport - The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Department for the Aging is offering free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops throughout Niagara County. A workshop series is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, November 12 at Eastern Niagara Hospital, 521 East Avenue, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The workshop consists of 6 consecutive weekly classes. This is a program with proven health benefits for people with diabetes, and complements the health care an individual may already be receiving. The workshop is designed to help participants enhance their skills to maintain active and fulfilling lifestyles. Workshop participants will improve problem-solving and decision-making skills to confront the ever-changing challenges of living with diabetes. They will also learn how to improve food choices, increase physical activity and coping skills to maintain weight loss and healthy lifestyles.

If you have diabetes, or are a caregiver of someone with diabetes, and would like to register for a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Program, call NY Connects through the Office for the Aging at (716) 438-3030 or the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division at (716) 278-1900.

If your group or organization is interested in scheduling a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop or a Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop, call the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division at 716-278-1900.

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