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Diabetes Program

The Self-Management Diabetes Education Program is for people who have been diagnosed with diabetes or people whose loved ones have been diagnosed.

You are in control!

  • Learn about diabetes
  • Learn what to do each day to take control of the disease
  • Share experiences
  • Learn tips & helpful information
  • Classes show variety of healthy ways to improve your diabetes control
  • Have fun while learning to manage your diabetes.

Classes are offered at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on days, evenings, and Saturdays. Call for more information about dates and times: 731-426-1730.

Click here for a brochure.

Class Topics:

  • What is Diabetes?
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Healthy Eating
  • Diabetes Medications
  • Physical Activity
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and Sick Days
  • Reducing Long-term Complications
  • Coping
  • Setting Goals

Class instructors are registered nurses, registered dietitians, and pharmacists.

Who should attend? There is always new information to learn. Whether you are new to diabetes or have had diabetes for a long time, this class is for you. We encourage you to bring a friend or family member to learn about diabetes with you.

Call to sign up for a class: 731-426-1730.


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