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PINCKNEYVILLE: FREE Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well, Be Well with Dia...

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Pinckneyville Community Hospital

5383 Illinois 154

Pinckneyville, IL 62274

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This is a FREE evidence based workshop that meets for 2 1/2 hours each Wednesday afternoon for 6 weeks beginning April 3, 2019 through May 8, 2019 from 1:30 pm - 4:00 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 Brittany at the Perry County Health Department at (618) 357-5371 ext. 119.

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