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Free type 2 diabetes workshops to begin June 5

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Amy Heydlauff for this column.)

During the winter, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) held a pre-diabetes workshop in partnership with the Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation.

And, the workshop went so well, NKFM is once again partnering with the CWF to offer a free workshop, this time to area residents who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

The NKFM has a program that is uniquely designed for participants who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes-PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) workshop is a six week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people with type 2 diabetes. They would like to offer the program to anyone in our five healthy towns, and beyond, who qualifies.

The workshop will take place in Dexter from on Wednesdays, June 5 – July 17 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Dexter Wellness Center, 2810 Baker Rd.

If you or someone you know has been told by a doctor “you have type 2 diabetes” you or they can register for the Diabetes-
PATH classes.

For more information, call or email Leigh Vogelsong at 734-222-9800 or email [email protected]

We look forward to collaborating with everyone interested in controlling diabetes in our five healthy towns.

Workshop topics are:

  • Healthy Eating & Meal Planning
  • Dealing with Stress
  • Physical Activity
  • Medication Usage
  • Monitoring Blood Sugar
  • Working with your Physician

 

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