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Winter 2017 Diabetes Education Classes

  • Monday, March 6, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Monday, March 13, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Monday, March 20, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Monday, March 27, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Diabetes Meal Planning For Beginners - March 6

In this class we will provide an introduction to meal planning, portion sizes and heart healthy eating for diabetes.

Medications and Monitoring your blood sugar - March 13

In this class we will talk about the medications that are often recommended for people with diabetes and discuss how they work and when to take them. We will also cover checking your blood sugar levels regularly, which gives you vital information about your diabetes management. In this class you will learn how monitoring is an important way to see if your blood sugars are within your target goals. This helps you make choices in eating and being active, so your body can perform at its best. If you are monitoring your blood sugars, please bring your meter.

Carbohydrate Counting For Beginners - March 20

In this class we will learn all about carbohydrates and how learning to monitor and measure your intake can help you control your blood sugar.

Preventing Complications, Coping and Problem Solving - March 27

In this class we will talk about the complications of diabetes that one may face, what you can do to help reduce your risks and avoid other health problems, and help you find healthy ways of coping that work with your lifestyle.

Presented by CCE's Diabetes Education Educators. Preregistration is required.

Contact

Jane Juran
Senior Administrative Assistant
jsj79@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 340

Location

Extension Education Center
423 Griffing Avenue, Suite 100
Riverhead, New York 11901-3071