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Learn How to Manage Diabetes at Free Class

June 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact: Darcy Schwass
Vehr Communications
513-381-8347
dschwass@vehrcommunications.com

May 30, 2018

Learn How to Manage Diabetes at Free Class
Healthy Living with Diabetes Session Offered by Northern Kentucky Health Department

Diabetes educators from the Northern Kentucky Health Department (NKY Health) will provide practical tips on how to better control diabetes at a free class on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The comprehensive education session, Healthy Living with Diabetes, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Grant County Extension Office (105 Baton Rouge Rd, Williamstown, KY).

Registration is required, and participants are asked to bring a copy of their most recent A1C and blood pressure results. Lunch and a diabetes toolkit will be provided.

Topics will include: what is diabetes, healthy eating, preventing complications and more.  In addition to presentations by NKY Health’s nurse/certified diabetes educator and dietitian/licensed diabetes educator, the Grant County Extension agent will provide a healthy cooking demonstration.

For more information and to register for the class, please call Julie Shapero at 859-363-2116.

In addition to the all-day class, NKY Health offers free, recurring diabetes support groups in Kenton, Campbell, Boone and Grant counties. For more information, visit www.nkyhealth.org.

NKY Health’s diabetes program is accredited through the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Healthy Living with Diabetes program.

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The Northern Kentucky Health Department provides high quality public health services to more than 400,000 residents of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton Counties, with a goal of preventing disease, promoting wellness and protecting against health threats. The Health Department seeks to be a nationwide leader in public health, and was one of the first in the country to earn national public health accreditation. For more information, visit www.nkyhealth.org.