DOH-CITRUS HOSTS FREE DIABETES CLASSES
October 08, 2019
Anyone looking to discover fresh, practical ways to manage their diabetes and live a healthier life is invited to attend the Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) and Elder Options’ Diabetes Empowerment Education Program from 10 a.m. to noon, starting on October 8, at the New Church Without Walls, 300 S. Kensington Ave. in Lecanto.
The six-week course is open to the public and provided at no cost on these dates: October 8, October 15, October 22, October 29, November 5, and ends November 12. Participants will receive tools and information to manage and take control of their health through a series of interactive sessions.
The program covers the following topics:
- Diabetes risk factors
- Identification and prevention
- Medications and medical care
- Understanding how the body works
- Monitoring your body
- Mobilizing family and friends
- Meal planning
- Physical activity
Even though the first session began on October 8, those who are interested in the program can still register for the upcoming classes. To register, call 352-513-6077 or email Carmen.Hernandez@FLHealth.gov. Seats are limited and registration is required.