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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes

October 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 19, 2017

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes (DWBW)  is a 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 October 5th. 12th, and 19th at the Health District’s Preventative Health Center at 205 Shands Dr in Lufkin. Cost is $20 to attend all 3 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:DWBW Registration form_2017 Health District

Class Schedule:

  1. Getting Started: Food, Carbohydrates, and Glucose, Oh My! – Oct 5th
  2. Beyond the Diet: Getting Active/Avoiding Complications – Oct 12th
  3. Beyond Diet and Physical Activity: Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Medication – Oct 19th


October 12, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm