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JONESBORO: FREE Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well, Be Well with Diabete...

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Union County Farm Bureau Office

104 West Broad Street

Jonesboro, IL 62952

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This is a FREE evidence based workshop that meets for 2 1/2 hours each Tuesday afternoon for 6 weeks beginning June 4, 2019 through July 9, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

Who should attend:

  • Adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, or anyone who is a loved one or caregiver for someone with diabetes.

What you'll learn:

  • Building a more effective relationship with your doctor
  • Dealing with pain, frustration, isolation, lack of energy
  • Exploring an exercise routine
  • Communicating with family and friends about your condition
  • Eating tips to help you feel better
  • Preventing complications of diabetes
  • Managing your medications
  • Setting and achieving goals
  • Solving problems

Developed at Stanford University, this evidenced-based self management program has produced the following outcomes:

  • Significantly improved overall health status
  • Increased energy levels
  • Increased feeling of control of your life
  • Reduction of days in the hospital
  • Reduction of emergency room visits
  • Improved quality of life
  • Reduced healthcare costs

For more information or to register by phone, please call Amber or Jennifer at 618.833.8561.

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