Free diabetes workshops offered next month

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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DiabetesAnne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is partnering with the University of Maryland, Baltimore-Washington Medical Center to offer a series of diabetes classes next month. The free diabetes classes will be held at the Glen Burnie Regional Library at 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD.

The program “Living Well with Diabetes” is appropriate for participants with pre-diabetes, or Type 2 diabetes.  This program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar level as well as 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 six weeks, participants come once a week for 2.5 hours.  Classes are interactive and educational.  Classes start Friday, July 8th, and meet for six consecutive Fridays with the last class being held on Friday, August 12th.  All classes meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Glen Burnie Library.  Registration is required.  Workshop space is limited as class size is limited to 20 registrants. 

To register go to  You may also register on the phone at 410-222-4366.

For more information, please call the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410-222-4464.  TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1.     

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