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Diabetes Self-Management

Diabetes Self Management Program leader training Sept 2013Diabetes Self-Management is a six-session workshop series specifically for people with diabetes. Learn to manage your diabetes and stay healthy and independent! 

Topics include:

  • Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, such as fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional challenges such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
  • Healthy eating
  • Appropriate use of medication
  • Working more effectively with health care providers

The Diabetes Self-Management workshop series was developed at the Stanford University Patient Education Research Center. It is an "evidence-based" curriculum that has been researched and proven to have positive results for participants. People with type 2 diabetes and their family members, friends, or caregivers may attend the workshop series.

For more information about the Diabetes Self-Management workshop series, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Healthy Living Program Manager, 413-773-5555 x2297 or 978-544-2259 x2297.