Diabetes PATH Workshop Series

Date: July 28, 2015 - September 2, 2015
Time: 1:30-4 p.m.
Location: Friendship Community Center 201 Broadway Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Contact: Sarah Eichberger, 231-922-4836; Darcia Brewer, 1-800-442-1713

Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) is a six-week diabetes self-management program that will teach you practical skill for living a healthy life. This workshop is open to anyone with diabetes and/or those who want to learn more about living with diabetes and diabetes prevention. Family member, friends, and caregivers are also encouraged to attend the workshop. Participants meet once a week for 2 ½ hours each week. MSU Extension & the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan are partnering to offer this Diabetes PATH series.

Throughout the six weeks, participants will learn:

  • Ways to deal with frustration, fatigue and pain
  • How to develop a healthy eating and exercise plan
  • Goal setting and problem solving • How to manage medications
  • How to plan visits with your health care provider
  • Ways to talk with family and friends about diabetes
  • How using power of mind can help manage symptoms

Each 2 ½ hour session will be held at the Friendship Community Center in Suttons Bay on the following Wednesdays: 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, & 9/2 from 1:30-4 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Optional donation of $15 is appreciated. Pre-registration is required.

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