The Union City Library is hosting a 6-week Diabetes Self-Management course, led by Alameda County’s Public Health Department. The series provides a supportive environment for those seeking to understand diabetes or pre-diabetes, and will cover the following:
- Gaining a better understanding of diabetes and how it is diagnosed.
- Learning how to eat foods you enjoy while managing your diabetes.
- Learning how your medications work.
- Learning the 7 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 and emotional issues.
This 6 week program consisting of all Thursdays in April (5, 12, 19, 26) 1-3 pm. and two Fridays in May (4, 11), 2-3:30 pm. Please plan to attend all 6 classes.
This program is open to all Alameda County Residents 18 or older who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or type II diabetes. To register or find out more information, please call 510-383-5185 or 510-593-7690.