Diabetes can be hard to manage when you do not completely understand it. This class offers the tools you need to control your diabetes instead of letting it control you.
Rush Memorial Hospital’s “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” program is a diabetes education program accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This accreditation ensures the program meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support.
Take Charge of your Diabetes Classes
Diabetes can be hard to manage alone. By attending classes and allowing the healthcare team to get to know you, your self management plan can be individualized to meet your needs such as; age, work schedule, daily activities, eating habits and or other health concerns.
Rush Memorial Hospital offers four (4) two-hour classes. These classes are offered every other month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays or 10:00 a.m. – Noon on Thursdays. Spouses, caregivers, etc. are welcome to attend!
Diabetes Education Class Schedule:
Evening class: July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Morning class: July 11, 18, 25, August 1 from 10 am to 12 noon.
Diabetes Wellness Classes
Every other month free Diabetic Wellness classes are offered. One class is offered every other month and topics vary.
For more information, contact:
Dena Bills, R.D., C.D., CDE
Director of Nutritional Services