Free Diabetes Education Classes Offered by BMH
Healthy Living with Diabetes
Boone Memorial Hospital has recently revamped its Diabetes Education Program. It now offers a 3-week series; one in October, one in November and one in December. Participants should attend 3, 2-hour classes consecutively. Choose from either 1pm-3pm or 5pm-7pm weekly for a total of six hours of diabetic education. (see flier below for details).
Classes are held at Boone Memorial Hospital in the 1st floor private dining room (located across from the Gift Shop). Classes are taught by Cassandra M. Browning, RN, BSN. Cassandra is a nurse on the Inpatient Floor at Boone Memorial Hospital and has received Diabetes Education training.
Participants will learn all about diabetes, including a focus on its risks, nutrition, weight management, and how to properly manage medications. Classes are open to people who have diabetes, their family members and caregivers.
NO PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY. SIMPLY WALK-IN!
Please download FLIER for a complete list of upcoming classes. *or see flier below
In addition to the Diabetes classes offered here, Boone Memorial Hospital developed a new Healthy Lifestyle Program, which has been researched and certified by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control).
Participants are expected to attend weekly meetings, which are offered several times throughout the day, including morning, afternoon and evening. Classes last approximately one hour and include education and resources regarding nutrition, stress reduction, healthy living and diabetes prevention.
Weigh-ins are held weekly, which are optional and private.