Delaware News

Diabetes workshop offered by DGHD

Registration is under way for the Delaware General Health District "Healthy U" course, Diabetes Self-Management, a free workshop for those with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. The course also is open to anyone interested in learning more about the condition.The workshop will be held at the Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware.

Six sessions will be offered from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Mondays, from April 1 through May 6. Subjects covered include dealing with frustration, fatigue, pain and depression; exercise to maintain and improve strength, flexibility and endur-ance; medication; communicating with family, friends and physicians; nutrition; and evaluating new treatments. Participants who complete the workshop will receive the companion book, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.

Healthy U is supported by the Delaware General Health District, the Council for Older Adults, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging and the Ohio Department of Aging.

For information or to register, contact Sandy Miller, registered nurse, at 740-203-2040.