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Healthier Living with Diabetes

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Workshop Type:
Diabetes Self-Management Program
Workshop Date:
April 19, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Workshop Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Diego
9950 Campo Road
Spring Valley

Join this free 6-week workshop!

Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm from April 19 to May 24, 2019 at Sustaining Grace

Address: 9950 Campo Road, Spring Valley CA 91979

*Please note: this site requires the use of stairs. Elevators and escalators are not available. Contact (858) 495-5500 to find an accessible workshop site near you.


About the workshop: An Evidence-Based self-management program originally developed at Stanford University, now managed by the Self-Management Resource Center, designed for people with Type 2 Diabetes as well as their family members and caregivers.  This program has been proven to achieve positive health outcomes and reduced health care expenditures. The program consists of a workshop that meets once a week for 2 ½ hours per week for six weeks, led by two trained peer educators, who may also have diabetes.

Topics include:

• Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration

• Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance

• Healthy eating

• Appropriate use of medication

• Working more effectively with health care providers

• Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.

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Healthier Living with Diabetes


Workshop Contact:

Robert Ramirez
County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency - Aging & Independence Services
(858) 495-5500

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