Annapolis, MD (December 13, 2016) - Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is seeking volunteers to instruct Stanford University's Diabetes Self-Management Program. This is a six week Diabetes education program (2 1/2 hours per week) , taught at various places through out Anne Arundel County, including Anne Arundel Medical Center, senior centers, churches and libraries. This program teaches participants how to manage their diabetes including how to avoid complications, how to stabilize blood sugars, how to count carbohydrates, how to read labels and much more.
The Department of Aging will train volunteers to teach this program over a 4 day training period. To teach the program, some knowledge of Diabetes is required. Volunteers must be able to attend all 4 days of the training to become a certified instructor. Training will be held on January 12, 13, 19 and 20.
For more information, or to register for the training, please contact the Department of Aging at . Or e-mail TTY users, please call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1. All materials are available in an alternative format upon request.