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Wilderness HealthCare Foundation’s Wellness Committee to host diabetes workshops

Posted 9/16/23

STAR LAKE — A six-week series of diabetes workshops hosted by the Wilderness HealthCare Foundation’s Wellness Committee will be held Sept. 28-Nov. 2 at the Clifton-Fine Community Center, 4208 …

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Wilderness HealthCare Foundation’s Wellness Committee to host diabetes workshops

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STAR LAKE — A six-week series of diabetes workshops hosted by the Wilderness HealthCare Foundation’s Wellness Committee will be held Sept. 28-Nov. 2 at the Clifton-Fine Community Center, 4208 State Route 3.

This in-person diabetes self management workshop series will teach how to use a variety of self-management tools to help improve health and well-being outcomes. Meetings will be Thursdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, from 1-3:30 p.m

Topics include:

Health eating, proper foot care and appropriate use of medication.

Action planning, problem solving and decision making.

Working more effectively with health care providers.

Recommended tests for prevention or delay of complications.

Appropriate exercise to maintain and improve strength and endurance.

How to use glucose monitoring to make day to day decisions and to manage sick days.

Register: julie@gethealthyslc.org, 315-705-9415. Details: jrburns@slic.com, 315-848-3238; jbenzel68@gmail.com, 315-848-3598.

Info: gethealthynoco.org, gethealthyslc.org.