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Diabetes Self-Management Fall 2023

Join Registered Dietitian and Certified Care and Diabetes Education Specialist Paula Kellogg Leibovitz for a virtual seven-week series that will focus on managing your diabetes and eating well while following diabetic guidelines.

This 7-week diabetes workshop series is for individuals with type 2 diabetes who are newly diagnosed or who may need an update on managing their diabetes. 

Topics include:

  • meal planning using the plate method and beginning carbohydrate counting
  • label reading
  • monitoring your blood glucose
  • setting goals for your blood glucose and A1C
  • diabetes medications and how they work
  • exercising safely
  • what to do when you are ill
  • and much more!

There is opportunity for questions and comments as we share our virtual learning experience.

Registration is required! Please call Susan at the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District, 860-561-7909. Workshop materials will be sent prior to the start of the series.

2023 DATES

Wednesdays: October 18, 25 | November 1, 8, 15, 29 | December 6 (No workshop November 22)

  • DAYTIME session, 10AM-12PM, or
  • EVENING session, 6PM-8 PM

For more information or register, please call Susan at the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District, 860-561-7909.