ADRC of Walworth County Offers Healthy Living with Diabetes: Program Helps People with Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes

(ELKHORN, WI): More than 100 million adults in the U.S. are now living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While that statistic is startling, there is good news. People with diabetes or pre-diabetes can improve their health by joining a Healthy Living with Diabetes workshop sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Walworth County and Aurora Health Care. The program has been researched and proven to improve the health of adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes.  

In just six weekly sessions, Healthy Living with Diabetes gives participants strategies for managing diabetes including techniques to deal with symptoms and information about healthy eating, appropriate use of medication, exercise and working effectively with health care providers. Participants learn to make realistic, achievable action plans, share their experiences and help each other solve problems.

Healthy Living with Diabetes will be held on Tuesdays (9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) from May 18, 2021 -June 22, 2021 via Zoom. The workshop has a suggested donation of $10. 

For questions or to register for the program, contact Anna Blamer, RDN, CD at (262) 741-3309.

The image on the homepage, “Type 2 Diabetes” by National Institutes of Health (NIH) is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

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