Campbell County Health Hosts Diabetes Education Program
The Campbell County Health Diabetes Education program is offering another Get DEEP™ Into Diabetes session.
Taught by CCH professionals, the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP™) is a free, six-week program for community members who either have diabetes or care for or support someone who has diabetes. The two-hour classes provide free self-management education so people are empowered to improve and maintain their quality of life with diabetes. It is not designed to provide individual diabetes education or develop a personalized medical plan.
Each two-hour class will be held at CCH Wellness, 1901 Energy Court, Suite 125 (First Floor), in Gillette, from 4 – 6 p.m. April 4, 11, 18, and 25 and also May 2 and 9. Class is limited to 15 participants.
Courses will include information on the following topics:
- The human body and its relation to diabetes
- Risk factors for diabetes
- Monitoring your body
- Physical activity and diabetes
- Controlling diabetes through nutrition
- Identifying and preventing diabetes complications
- Learning about medications and medical care
- Living with a chronic disease: mobilizing family and friends
Registration is required. Call (307) 688-3615 for more information. Learn more at www.cchwyo.org/DEEP. This class is made possible with support from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health.
CCH also offers a Diabetes Support Group that meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the ground floor conference room by the Campbell County Memorial Hospital Cafeteria, 501 S. Burma Ave. in Gillette. Topics for the support group will include recipe modifications and food choices, medication challenges, preventing complications, exercise, and emotional issues. Topics and additional information is available at www.cchwyo.org/diabetessg.
Campbell County Health’s Diabetes Education program is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Learn more at www.cchwyo.org/diabetes.