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Learn How to Manage Your Diabetes at Free Class

November 20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 20, 2018

Contact:
Jonathan Vorbeck
Public Health Impacts Administrator
859-344-5474
Jonathan.Vorbeck@nkyhealth.org

Learn How to Manage Your Diabetes at Free Class

Healthy Living with Diabetes Session Offered by Northern Kentucky Health Department

 

FLORENCE, Ky. — Diabetes educators from the Northern Kentucky Health Department (NKY Health) will offer a free class to provide practical tips on how individuals can better control their diabetes.

This comprehensive education session, “Healthy Living with Diabetes,” will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the NKY Health district office (8001 Veterans Memorial Drive, Florence, Ky.) and is available to anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes or supports a person with diabetes.

Each participant will receive a diabetes toolkit that covers topics including what is diabetes, healthy eating, medications and more. Since NKY Health’s diabetes program is accredited through the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s Healthy Living with Diabetes program, participants will receive the latest and greatest diabetes information.

Lunch will be provided during the session. Registration is required by Wednesday, Dec. 12. For questions or to register, please call Julie Shapero at 859-363-2116.

Support Groups

In addition to the all-day class, NKY Health also offers free, recurring diabetes support groups in Kenton, Campbell and Boone counties.

For more information, visit https://nkyhealth.org/ diabetes-education/

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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.