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MURPHYSBORO: FREE Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well, Be Well with Diabe...

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Jackson County Health Department

415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

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This is a FREE evidence based workshop that meets for 2 1/2 hours each Monday morning for 6 weeks from 9:00 am - 11:30 am beginning April 22, 2019 through June 3, 2019 , excluding the Memorial Day holiday on May 27, 2019.

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 Lea Crabtree at the Jackson County Health Department at (618) 684-3143 ext. 133.

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