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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

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

Author: Anonym/Thursday, December 4, 2014/Categories: Health

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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 Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Dale Association 33 Ontario Street, Lockport 14094, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Another workshop series is scheduled to begin on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Wellness Connection Center, Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital- 6th Floor, 621 Tenth Street, Niagara Falls, from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm.  

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. 
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