According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the United States. Diabetes affects how the body controls blood glucose (or blood sugar). Diabetes is classified as chronic conditions, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and reversible conditions, gestational diabetes and prediabetes.
At Vista Health System, the diabetic education program is designed to help you better manage diabetes. We offer information about living with diabetes, including managing medications, increasing physical activity, performing blood glucose testing, taking preventative measures and working to develop better nutrition.
Vista Medical Center East has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its inpatient diabetes care.
Cost: $10. Participants will learn the causes and risk-factors of diabetes and how to control their diabetes and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Diet and nutrition related to diabetes will also be discussed in detail. Call 847-360-4246 to register.
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Vista Medical Center East (1324 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan)
Cost: $5. Building on the Introduction to Diabetes Self-Management Seminar, you will learn more in depth information about a new topic each month. You must complete the Introduction to Diabetes Self-Management Seminar prior to registering for this seminar. Call 847-360-4246 to register.
For more information or to register, please call:
Vista Medical Center East
1324 N. Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL 60085