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Diabetes Self-Management Program (Sullivan Senior Center)

10/16/2018 — 11/21/2018 at 9:30AM - 12:00PM EST
Location: Sullivan Senior Center - 88 E Albert St, Torrington, Connecticut, 06790

Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)

Live Well with Diabetes is for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. This is a free, open to the public, six-week workshop which meets for two and a half hours weekly and is led by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with diabetes themselves. The program teaches self-management techniques for participants, including:

  • What to eat 
  • Foot care
  • Low and High blood sugar
  • Sick day guidelines
  • Tips for dealing with stress.
  • How to set small and achievable goals.

Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program. There are 8-16 participants per workshop.

How to attend:

DSMP: Tuesdays 9:30-noon, 10/16-11/20 at Sullivan Senior Center,88 East Albert Street, Torrington. Registration call 860-489-2211