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June Diabetes Education Classes at HCHC

Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Education is hosting the following classes in the month of June.

Thursday, June 13 – Annual Review Course, 1-3 p.m., Suite 25

Thursday, June 20- CGM Support Group, 2-3 p.m., Suite 25. Find support and learn the latest regarding your continuous glucose monitor.

Monday, June 24 – Diabetes Group Class, 8:30 to 2:30 p.m., Suite 25. There is a fee; however, many insurance plans cover the program. Directions will be given when you call HCHC’s Diabetes Education Center at 319-385-6518 to register by Friday, June 21.

Group Class is for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Topics include meal planning; exercise; personal goals; eye disease; glucose monitoring; foot, skin and dental care; complications of diabetes; explanation of diabetes; medications; and behavior modifications. There will be time for questions.

The purpose of the program is to provide people who have diabetes and their families the latest information regarding the disease and to help them become aware that diabetes education is a lifelong process.

HCHC Diabetes Education has earned Iowa State Certification. It has also been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association, which assures that it has met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. HCHC’s Diabetes Education team offers Certified Diabetes Educators through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

HCHC is prepared and committed to caring for you and your loved ones. Please remember to cover your coughs and sneezes and stay home when ill.

For more information on any of these events, please call Diabetes Education at 319-385-6518.