AgriLife Extension Service to offer diabetes vlasses for individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Henderson County and UT Health – Athens have partnered to offer a comprehensive diabetes education series called, Do Well Be Well with Diabetes. The five-session series will be held on Thursdays beginning May 3 from 2-4 pm and continue through May 31st. Each class session will be held at UT Health – Athens’ Bush Board Room located on the first floor of the hospital.

Do Well Be Well with Diabetes was designed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists to target patients who have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, have had diabetes for many years, or for the spouses and caregivers of loved ones with diabetes. The class series provides participants with the latest information on managing blood glucose. The series consists of five classes and teach individuals about diabetes and how to manage the disease. Each lesson will be presented by local health care professionals with expertise in the subject area.

Registration for the five-week series is $10 and space will be reserved on a first come, first paid basis. Space is limited so interested participants are asked to pre-register.

For more information or to register, please call or email Carolyn Tyler, Henderson County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences at 903-675-6130 or Carolyn.Tyler@ag.tamu.edu

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