Diabetes Prevention – SFHC

February 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
San Fernando Health Center
1600 San Fernando Road San Fernando
CA 91340
Health Education
818 -270-9508

Diabetes Self-Management Education Group Class:  An American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized education program that offers a comprehensive 3 session 2-hour class designed for individuals with diabetes, or family members of individuals with diabetes. Participants will learn what diabetes is and how it affects the body; the different types of diabetes; diabetes-related complications and how to avoid these; nutritional guidelines; medication use; home blood glucose monitoring; exercise; and self-care strategies. In addition, participants will develop individualized goals to better manage their diabetes.