A Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes educational program is being offered by the San Saba County Extension Office beginning March 2nd, at Rylander Library. The class is free to the public and will last from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. for six consecutive Monday’s (March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30) Registration is required and will be limited to the first 25 people who call the San Saba County Extension office at 372-5416.
The primary goal of the class is to help participants learn how to manage their meal plan and self-care to maintain their blood glucose in the ranges recommended by the American Diabetes Association. The message is that, if you do well, you can be well with diabetes. The curriculum includes 10 lessons taught by local health care professionals. The five sessions include:
What is Diabetes? – Carolyn McDowell, CEA-FCS
Nutrition – First step to Diabetes Management, Kelly Tarpley, Dietitian Llano Memorial Health Care
Preventing and Managing Complications – Natalie Oyler, P.A. Hoerster Clinic
One Diabetes Diet–No Longer the Sole Option & Nutrition Labels – Kelly Tarpley Dietitian Llano Memorial
For Good Measure at Home and Eating Out – Kelly Tarpley, Llano Memorial
Diabetes Medicine – Dr. Craig Whiting, Hoerster Clinic
Diabetes and Exercise-Managing Your Blood Glucose – Kaye Clancey, Wesley Nurse
For more information or to register call the San Saba County Extension office at 372-5416.