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Learn How to Manage Diabetes at Series of Free Classes

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

If you have diabetes, the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s diabetes program is holding free courses for you to learn more about the disorder.

A three-session diabetes self-management course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings, January 15, 22 and 29, 2013, at the Florence Government Center, 8100 Ewing Blvd., Florence, Ky. The classes will run weekly for three weeks. Registration for this series of classes is required. A free dinner and a diabetes toolkit will be provided at the last class in the series to those who attend all three classes.

An all day class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the Central Campbell County Fire House, 4113 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, Ky. Registration is required. A free lunch and a diabetes toolkit will be provided to those who attend.

Topics will include: what is diabetes, healthy eating, preventing complications and more. The classes will be led by a Registered Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator and a Registered Dietitian from the Health Department.

To register or for more information about the classes or the Health Department’s diabetes control program, please call Joan Geohegan at 859.363.2115 or Julie Shapero at 859.363.2116, or visit

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