Free diabetes workshop to be offered

ESCANABA — A free diabetes self-management workshop is coming to MTEC Center. The Diabetes-PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is a six-week workshop designed to provide the skills and tools needed by people living with Type 2 diabetes to improve their health and manage their symptoms. As a result, participants are better equipped to face the daily challenge of living with diabetes.

Two trained leaders conduct the workshop. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

This six-week class will meet on Tuesdays, starting on Oct. 17, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Class sizes are limited and preregistration is required, family and caregivers are welcome to attend this workshop. There is no cost to attend. To be placed on our list for this upcoming workshop call the YMCA at 789-0005.

The program is administered by UPCAP, with support from the Northern Lights YMCA.

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