Diabetes PATH Workshops Begin - Weekly Group Phone Call
Diabetes PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 1 hour once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop participants learn about diabetes, how to manage blood sugars, what healthy eating means, how to read labels, and practice menu planning. The workshop also addresses effects of stress and positive ways to deal with it, how to choose appropriate exercise for fitness and safety, proper skin and foot care and skills for communicating with health professionals. Participants set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. This class option is intended for individuals without access to internet and/or a computer. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted.