April 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Milwaukie Center
5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop!

Wednesday mornings, 10:00am – 12:30 pm
April 18th-May 23rd
Free – includes free book and relaxation CD

Are you living with Diabetes or caring for someone with Diabetes? Clackamas County is offering a free, six week workshop on how to live your best with your condition. Participants, aged 18 years and older, meet in a small group of 8 -15 participants for 2 ½ hours, once a week for six weeks. F The workshop will provide you with tools to manage your own condition(s). Facilitators share techniques & tools to help you feel better living with your condition including:
•       Symptoms of diabetes such as fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, and stress
•       Emotional challenges such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
•       Appropriate physical activity for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
•       Healthy eating, food choices & menu planning
•       Blood Sugar monitoring, medication usage and working effectively with your health care team
•       Positive thinking, relaxation techniques and self-care
•       Develop weekly action plans, share experiences, brainstorm solutions and help each other solve issues in creating and carrying out their own self-management program

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