Type 2 diabetes information sessions available in Red Deer

AHS is offering two-part group workshops

(Advocate file photo).

Free sessions on diabetes management are being offered in Red Deer by Alberta Health Services.

The programs are geared toward helping people manage pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. All sessions will be at Bethany Collegeside, 99 College Circle, in November and December.

Participants will learn about foods that affect blood sugar, blood glucose monitoring and control, medications for diabetes, what to do during an illness, how physical activity affects blood sugar, and the importance of foot care.

Registration is required. Call the Alberta Healthy Living Program at 1-877-314-6997 to learn when the sessions will be offered.

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