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Free Diabetes Classes Coming to Anne Arundel County

Department of Aging and Disabilities Offers Workshops

 

Annapolis, MD (January 21, 2015) –– The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will offer several diabetes workshops this winter.  The classes are free to adults 18 or older.  Morning sessions and evening sessions are available.  The classes are taught in partnership with Anne Arundel Medical Center and University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

 

The “Living Well with Diabetes” workshop is appropriate for participants with pre-diabetes, Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes.  This program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar level and provides information about reading nutrition labels, counting carbohydrates, engaging in appropriate exercise, and learning how to avoid complications associated with diabetes.

           

Over the course of 6 weeks, participants come once a week for 2.5 hours.  Classes are interactive and educational.  Classes start January 26 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, MD.  Classes start February 2 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD.

 

Workshop space is limited.  To register, go to www.living-well.eventbrite.com or 443-481-5555.  For more information, please contact the Living Well Coordinator at the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410-222-4366 ext 3081.

 

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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