2 day type 2 workshop

adult students in the classroom

The 2-day workshop is for people with pre- and type 2 diabetes.

The program is offered on consecutive days, Tuesday and Wednesday, up to three times a month.

The 2-day workshop is recommended for individuals with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. The program is offered on consecutive days, Tuesday and Wednesday, up to three times a month. A family member or support person also is welcome at no additional charge.

2-Day Oral Agents Workshop

TUESDAY

9:00 – 9:30:
Introductions

9:30 – 12:00:
What is diabetes?

  • Carbohydrate digestion, absorption, use and storage
  • Label reading, carbohydrate counting
  • Sugars and sweeteners
  • Individualized carbohydrate intake goals
  • Practice session, questions and answers

12:00 – 1:00:
Lunch

1:00 – 3:00:
Overview of diabetes

  • Medications for diabetes treatment
  • Hemoglobin A1c, testing blood sugar

WEDNESDAY

9:00 – 9:15:
Questions from Tuesday

9:15 – 12:00:
Highs and lows

  • Sick day, travel, medical alert identification
  • Prevention of long-term complications
  • Importance of support and diabetes

12:00 – 1:00:
Lunch

1:00 – 3:00:
Weight control

  • Heart health
  • Cholesterol and fats
  • Alcohol
  • Low sodium and other blood pressure lowering strategies
  • Exercise

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