Diabetes PATH Class

Date: March 6, 2015 - April 10, 2015
Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: UPCAP Office 2501 14th Avenue S Escanaba, MI 49829

The Diabetes - PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms.  As a result, participants are better equipped to face the daily challenge of living with diabetes.  Two trained leaders conduct the workshop (one or both also live with Diabetes).  
Topics will include:
  • How to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration.
  • Learn about exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
  • Healthy eating, meal planning, label reading
  • Appropriate use of medication
  • Working more effectively with health care providers
  • Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

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