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Diabetes Classes Begin Aug. 26

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

If you have diabetes, the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s diabetes program is offering free, comprehensive diabetes self management education with a series of classes. Three sessions will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting August 26, at the Durr Branch of the Kenton County Public Library, 1992 Walton-Nicholson Road, Independence, Ky.

Registration is requested. A diabetes toolkit will be provided to those who attend all three sessions.

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.

For more information and to register for the classes or for information about 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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