Free diabetes clinics to be offered next month

| March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

AA Department of AgingFree diabetes workshops will be offered next month through a partnership between Anne Arundel Medical Center and the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. The classes will be held in the Belcher Pavilion at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.

The “Living Well with Diabetes” workshop is appropriate for participants with pre-diabetes, or Type 2 diabetes. This program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar levels and provides information about reading nutrition labels, counting carbohydrates, engaging in appropriate exercise, and managing symptoms associated with both high and low blood sugar levels.

Over the course of 6 weeks, participants come once a week for 2.5 hours. Classes are interactive and educational. Classes start April 6 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Both morning and evening classes are available. The morning classes are held from 9:30 to noon and the evening classes are held from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Workshop space is limited. To register, please call AAMC at 443-481-5555 or go to www.living-well.eventbrite.com

Anyone needing special accommodations must contact Pam Toomey at 410-222-4366 ext. 3081, or by e-mail at [email protected] at least seven days in advance of the event. TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. All materials are available in an alternative format upon request.

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