Pekin Hospital to Offer Diabetes Education Workshop
Pekin Hospital is pleased to offer an adult diabetes education workshop on April 4, 5, & 6, 2011. The series of three classes will be held from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the 4 South Education Classroom at Pekin Hospital.
The classes are designed to provide information on managing adult diabetes and are designed to help diabetics learn and develop the skills of self-management of diabetes therapy. Topics covered in the sessions will include:
v the importance of diabetes control and the factors that influence this control
v how to plan meals according to food selections and serving size
v the possible complications associated with diabetes
v why exercise will benefit your health and make you feel good
Workshop speakers will include a Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, Registered Nurse, Registered Pharmacist, Exercise Specialist, and Registered Medical Technician.
Class fees are $60 per person (one guest may accompany the registrant at no extra cost). The $60 includes all three classes. Class size is limited. Registration deadline is March 28, 2011. To register, please call (309) 353-0719.