ABCs of Diabetes Announces Classes for 2016

For Immediate Release
December 30, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – The Marion County Public Health Department announces the ABCs of Diabetes class schedule for 2016. ABCs of Diabetes is a free four-part diabetes self-management series offered monthly, January-November.

The series includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian and a registered nurse.

ABCs of Diabetes is open to anyone with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Family members and friends are also welcome. Participants should plan to attend all four classes of the session they choose.

There is no cost to attend the program, but advance registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 317-221-2094 or visit MCHD.com/diabetes.


2016 Schedule of Classes – ABCs of Diabetes

JANUARY
Thursdays – January 7, 14, 21 and 28

Marion County Public Health Department

3838 N. Rural St.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

FEBRUARY

Thursdays – February 4, 11, 18 and 25

Lawrence Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

7898 Hague Rd.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

MARCH

Wednesdays – March 9, 16, 23 and 30

Speedway Public Library

5633 W. 25th St.

5:30-7:30 p.m.


Thursdays – March 10, 17, 24 and 31

Marion County Public Health Department

South District Health Office

503 National Ave.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

APRIL

Mondays – April 4, 11, 18 and 25

East 38th Street Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

5420 E. 38th St.

1:30-3:30 p.m. 

MAY
Wednesdays – May 4, 11, 18 and 25

Franklin Road Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

5550 S. Franklin Rd.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

JUNE

Wednesdays – June 8, 15, 22 and 29

Nora Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

8625 Guilford Ave.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

JULY

Wednesdays – July 6, 13, 20 and 27

Glendale Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

6101 N. Keystone Ave.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

AUGUST
Wednesdays – August 9, 16, 23 and 30

Haughville Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

2121 W. Michigan St. 

1:30-3:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER
Wednesdays – September 7, 14, 21 and 28

Marion County Public Health Department

3838 N. Rural St.

5:30-7:30 p.m.


OCTOBER
Wednesdays – October 5, 12, 19 and 26

Pike Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

6525 Zionsville Rd.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays – October 6, 13, 20 and 27

Marion County Public Health Department

South District Health Office

503 National Ave.

1:30-3:30 p.m.



NOVEMBER

Mondays – November 7, 14, 21 and 28

College Avenue Branch, Indianapolis Public Library

4180 N. College Ave.

1:30-3:30 p.m.


The Marion County Public Health Department recently earned its second accreditation for ABCs of Diabetes through the American Association for Diabetes Educators’ (AADE) Diabetes Education Accreditation Program.

Accredited programs must meet or exceed ten standards for program structure, access, staffing, curriculum and services for participants and must be able to demonstrate its effectiveness.

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Media Contact:
Curt Brantingham 
Media/Public Information Coordinator 
317-221-2316 (o) │ 317-525-7450 (c)
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