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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 26, 2017

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes (DWBW)  is a five-class series covering basic nutrition and self-care management topics. The program helps people with type 2 diabetes learn the skills needed to manage their disease successfully with the primary goal of improving blood glucose management.

Participants will get their questions answered by diabetes experts and professional educators and gain confidence in their ability to control their disease. The DWBW curriculum is consistent with the American Diabetes Association Standards of Care.  All classes are led by Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, or Registered Nurse.

Classes will be held each Thursday at 6-8 pm from September 28th through October 26th at the Health District’s Preventative Health Center at 205 Shands Dr in Lufkin. Cost is $20 to attend all 5 classes. A limited number of scholarships are available to those needing financial assistance on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register by September 22nd  to reserve your spot

Get registration form here: Diabetes Class Registration_Fall 2017

Class Schedule:

  1. Getting Started: How Food Affects Your Blood Glucose – Sep 28th
  2. Are You Eating the Right Number of Carbohydrates? Let’s Find Out – Oct 5th
  3. Beyond the Diet: Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Physical Activity – Oct 12th
  4. Beyond Diet and Physical Activity: Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Medication – Oct 19th
  5. Celebrating Diabetes Control While Avoiding Complications: Having Your Cake (or Snack) & Eating It, Too! – Oct 26th


October 5
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm