Diabetes Hands On Self-Management Education Program

DIABETES HANDS-ON SELF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION PROGRAM

New Series Begins on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Pre-Registration on Tuesday, January 4 – Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Call 361-887-7979 to register

Diabetes staff works directly with people who have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes by teaching diabetes prevention and self-management skills. Classes are offered both during the morning and evening and are free of charge. The class is an eight-week American Diabetes Association recognized program. 
*MUST PRE-REGISTER PRIOR TO ATTENDING CLASSES*
Garcia Arts and Education Center
2021 Agnes Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78405

          About the 8-week series classes

  • American Diabetes Association Recognized Program
  • 8-week courses that incorporate hands-on learning
  • 2-hour class, one day a week
  • Tuesday 5:30 pm -7:30 pm, and Wednesday 9:30 am – 11:30 am

         Class Overview

  • Class #1 – Overview of diabetes and introduction to nutrition
  • Class #2 – In-depth nutrition
  • Class #3 – Highs, lows, and sick day management, monitoring blood glucose levels
  • Class #4 – Get moving with exercise
  • Class #5 – Understanding your oral medications and insulin
  • Class #6 – How to prevent complications
  • Class #7 – Managing stress and coping with diabetes
  • Class #8 – Review of diabetes, how to set goals, and graduation

Please Pre-Register for Classes Prior to attending

For more information, please call 361-887-7979