Diabetes Self-Management Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Program from Stanford University is designed for older adults living with type 2 diabetes  to control  their diabetes and the emotions that come with the disease.

The program is conducted in workshops, once a week for six weeks.  Each workshop spans 2 ½ hours.  Participants receive a copy of the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th Edition, and an audio relaxation tape.

Who can participate?

• Anyone age 60 and older living with type 2 diabetes
• A caregiver, age 60 and older, of someone with type 2 diabetes

The program promotes a Self-Management Tool Box to address:

• Healthy Eating
• Exercise
• Stress Management
• Monitoring Blood Sugar
• Communication
• Dealing with Difficult Emotions
• Medications
• Working with your Doctor
• Avoiding Complications
• Action Planning
• Problem Solving
• Thinking Activities

Upcoming FREE workshops:

York Township Park Building
25 Oak Street
York, PA  17402
Wednesdays, February 13 - March 20, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

York County Annex, Penn State Extension Offices
112 Pleasant Acres Road
York, PA  17402
Wednesdays, April 3 to May 8, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Seats are limited - call Megan today at 717-771-9610!



Recruiting Volunteer Peer Leaders Now!
(Diabetes Self-Management Lay Leader Training)

Do you enjoy teaching/coaching/mentoring? Do you desire to teach day-to-day management of type-2 diabetes to older adults? 
Then THIS IS FOR YOU! 
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In the News:

http://www.yorkdispatch.com/story/news/health/2017/04/05/york-county-hosting-free-diabetes-workshops/100084060/