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Health and Wellness Newsroom

Free Diabetes Classes Begin April 8 at Ujima Neighborhood Place

Monday April 1, 2013

The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold a series of four free classes for individuals interested in learning about and managing diabetes. Classes begin Monday, April 8 at Neighborhood Place Ujima, 3610 Bohne Ave., 40212

Classes are free and attendance at the entire series of four classes is encouraged. All classes begin at 2:00 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Phone 574-6663 for reservations or for more information. Class size is limited so please call to make a reservation. The class schedule is as follows:

April 8, Class 1, What is diabetes? Checking blood sugar. What types of food should I eat?

April 15, Class 2, What do I do when I am sick? What kinds of problems can diabetes cause? Learning about medications. How do I count carbohydrates?

April 22, Class 3, How can I stay healthy with diabetes? How do I read a label? What do I need to know about fat and salt?

April 29, Class 4, Taking care of my feet. Coping with diabetes. Keeping a healthy weight and staying active.