Henry County Health Center’s Diabetes Education is hosting the following classes in the month of November.
Monday, November 7– Prediabetes Class, Noon-1 p.m., Suite 25.
Tuesday, November 8– CGM Support Group, 2-3 p.m., Suite 25
Thursday, November 10– Annual Review Course, 1-3 p.m., Suite 25
Call HCHC Diabetes Education at 319-385-6518 by noon on Tuesday, November 8, to register. The day of class, register at the HCHC Registration Desk before proceeding to the class. The program is open to anyone who has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and has completed the 10-hour diabetes classes.
Monday & Tuesday, November 14 & 15 – Two-day diabetes education class open to anyone who has Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The class is 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day in Suite 25. There is a fee; however, many insurance plans cover the program. Directions will be given when you call HCHC’s Diabetes Education Center at 319-385-6518 to register by Friday, November 11.
Topics include meal planning; exercise; personal goals; eye disease; glucose monitoring; foot, skin and dental care; complications of diabetes; explanation of diabetes; medications; and behavior modifications. There will be time for questions.
The purpose of the program is to provide people who have diabetes and their families the latest information regarding the disease and to help them become aware that diabetes education is a lifelong process.
The HCHC Diabetes Education Center has earned Iowa State Certification. It has also been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association, which assures that it has met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. HCHC’s Diabetes Education team offers Certified Diabetes Educators through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.
HCHC is prepared and committed to caring for you and your loved ones. Our current safety precautions require that facemasks be worn by all patients and visitors in clinical areas. No youth under the age of 14 are allowed to enter Henry County Health Center unless the child is a patient coming for an appointment. Please remember to social distance in the hallways, waiting areas and classrooms, cover your coughs and sneezes, and stay home when ill.