For Immediate Release
January 18, 2017
(INDIANAPOLIS) – ABCs of Diabetes is a free four-part series on diabetes self-management offered by the Marion County Public Health Department. Topics include diet, medications, exercise, monitoring, and long-term management. Class members participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian and a registered nurse.
Classes are hosted monthly, January through November, at the health department or library locations in Marion County.
In February, ABCs of Diabetes will take place at the Speedway Library, 5633 W. 25th St., on Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Classes are offered free of charge, but advance registration is required. Class members should plan to attend all four classes.
To register, or to learn more about the program, please call 317-221-2094 or visit MarionHealth.org/diabetes.
The Marion County Public Health Department receives accreditation for the ABCs of Diabetes program 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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