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

Free workshops will be held at:

York Commons
2406 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion
Thursdays, July 19 – August 23
9 am – 11:30 am
To register, call Megan at 717-771-9610

York County 911 Center
120 Davies Drive, York
Wednesdays, September 12 – October 17
12:30 pm – 3 pm
To register, call Megan at 717-771-9610
 

Seats are limited - call today!


In the News:

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