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June 12, 2018 > Diabetes self-management classes set

Diabetes self-management classes set

Submitted By Jennifer Tibbetts

Registration is under way for an eight-week series of free diabetes self-management classes sponsored by the Alameda County Public Health Department?s Diabetes Program. Classes will meet 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, June 25 through Aug. 13 at the Kenneth C. Aitken Senior Center, 17800 Redwood Road, Castro Valley. Participants in the program will learn the seven self-care behaviors:

? Healthy eating
? Physical activity
? Monitoring blood glucose
? Taking prescribed medications
? Solving problems in unusual situations
? Reducing the risk of complications
? Coping with stress.

Classes are open to adults 18 and older who are diagnosed with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes and are limited to 15 students. To register, or ask questions about the classes, call (510) 881-6738.


Diabetes Self-Management Classes
Mondays, June 25 ? Aug. 13
1 p.m. ? 3 p.m.
Kenneth Aitken Senior Center
17800 Redwood Road, Castro Valley
(510) 881-6738
Free; advance registration required

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