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Diabetes Programs

Diabetes self-management class
Get practical tips to manage your diabetes. Diabetes educators from the Health Department are offering comprehensive education during a free class from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, at  the Burlington Fire Department, 6050 Firehouse Drive, Burlington, Ky. Registration is required. Lunch and a diabetes toolkit will be provided. Topics will include: what is diabetes, healthy eating, preventing complications and more. The class 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 class 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.
A Taste of Fun for the Whole Body
Meet new people, laugh and try a new physical activity. Three sessions of A Taste of Fun for the Whole Body are Planned from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, June 11 (chair exercise), June 18 (beginning Zumba) and June 25 (belly dancing). All sessions will be held in the Enrichment Center (upper level, project rooms) of the Boone County Cooperative Extension Service, 1955 Burlington Pike, Burlington, Ky. Program is sponosred by the Northern Kentucky Diabetes Coalition. For more information on the program or the coalition, please contact Julie Shapero at 859.363.2116 or Joan Geohegan at 859.363.2115.