Every year an estimated 31,000 people in Alabama are diagnosed with diabetes. Bibb County Extension is offering a 6-week workshop that The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program is free, six weeks of diabetes self-management strategies.
Participants will learn: Understanding the Human Body, Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes, Monitoring Your Body, Being Physically Active, Planning Meals, Identifying and Preventing Complications, Learning about Medications & Medical Care and Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends. The course teaches strategies to manage and control diabetes with the goal of beginning to reinforce the importance of self-care principles
The course will be held on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 am at the West Blocton Municipal Building, 62 Walter Owens Drive, West Blocton, AL. To register, contact the Bibb County Extension Office at 205-926-4310.