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DEEP: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (six-part workshop)

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Missoula County Extension and Weed District

2825 Santa Fe Ct

337 Stephens Ave

Missoula, Montana 59801

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What is the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP?)

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program, also known as DEEP, is an education curriculum designed to help people pre-diabetes, diabetes as well as their relatives or caregivers to gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care. Classes last a total of six weeks, providing participants with eight unique learning modules. The classes provide the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce complications resulting from diabetes, such as vision loss, amputation, kidney failure, heart failure, and stroke. Each DEEP workshop meets once a week for six weeks with one an a half hour sessions (Tuesdays, March 28 - May 2 from 10-11:30 a.m.). DEEP is an evidence-based, diabetes self-management education program. DEEP is for those who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to administer care upon being given a doctor administered pre-diabetes or diabetes diagnosis.

What is the cost of DEEP and who is eligible to participate?

The FREE class is geared for people age 65 and over who are Medicare recipients. Anyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes is welcome to attend. Caregivers are welcome to attend too. Class size is limited to 13 participants. Please contact the Missoula Aging Services Education Coordinator at 406-728-7682 or email classes@ missoulaagingservices.org with questions.

What are the goals of the DEEP curriculum?

Improving and maintaining the quality of life of persons with pre-diabetes and existing diabetes
Preventing complications and incapacities
Improving eating habits and maintaining adequate nutrition
Increasing physical activity
Developing self-care skills
Improving the relationship between patients and health care providers
Utilizing available resources

What subjects are covered in the classes?

Beginning Sessions & Understanding the Human Body
Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
Beginning Sessions & Understanding the Human Body
Understanding Risk Factors for Diabetes
Monitoring Your Body
Get Up & Move! Diabetes & Physical Activity
Management of Diabetes through Meal Planning
Diabetes Complications: Identification and Prevention
Learning about Medications & Medical Car
Living with Diabetes: Mobilizing Your Family and Friends

Who leads the workshop?

Kelly Moore, FCS Extension Agent at Missoula County Extension
2825 Santa Fe Ct. Missoula, Mt. 59808
www.msuextension.org
Tel (406) 258-4206
Fax(406) 258-3916
kmoore@montana.edu

What are my transportation and parking options?

Public parking is available at the front and back entrances of the office.

Plan your trip at mountainline.com

Are there any special instructions to help me find the event location or access parking?

Missoula County Extension & Weed District Office is located behind the Northgate Shopping Center (Albertson’s) off North Reserve Street. From Mullen Road, turn onto Great Northern Way (Copper Run Apartments are on the corner.) Great Northern Way is the street that runs parallel behind the Northgate Shopping Center. Turn onto Santa Fe Court and drive down the court until you see the first white office building on your right. Missoula County Weed District and Extension Office are in the white building at 2825 Santa Fe Court.

Class dates and times?

Tuesday, March 28, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 4, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 11, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 18, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 25, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 2, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

DEEP is presented in partnership with:

Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC)
Missoula Aging Services (MAS)
Montana State University Extension
Montana Geriatric Education Center (MGEC)
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health
Quality Improvement Organizations


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