Wellness News 6-13
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Compiled by Deana Newman

Read “The Sweet Side of Diabetes”  in the next edition.
Pregnancy/ Diabetes Education
Two hour group class for women who have developed diabetes during pregnancy.
9am to 11am
Location: Sparrow Professional Building Suite 340
Summary: This class includes information on control of gestational diabetes, nutritional needs during pregnancy and monitoring your blood sugar during pregnancy. Physician referral is required.
For more information on the class and cost (covered by most insurances), call the Sparrow Diabetes Center at 517.364.5955.
Weekly classes

Diabetes Outpatient Education Classes
This series of classes assists adults with diabetes in self-management.
Sparrow Professional Building Suite 340
Summary: Includes information on control of diabetes, meal planning, reduction of risk factors, and blood sugar monitoring. Physician referral required.
Classes are offered afternoons, evenings and as an all-day seminar.
For information on classes and cost (covered by most insurances), call the Sparrow Diabetes Center at 517.364.5955.

Pre-Diabetes Classes
One-on-one instruction with a registered nurse and registered dietitian.
Sparrow Professional Building Suite 340
The goal is to identify and implement strategies to decrease personal risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
Physician referral required.
For more information on the class and cost, call the Sparrow Diabetes Center at 517.364.5955.

Living with Diabetes
Tuesday - Thursday, July 24 - 26
Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital focuses on incorporating diabetes into one's diet and lifestyle.
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
For more information on registration and cost, please call the Diabetes Education Program, Monday - Friday, at 517.374.4911.
 
Living with Diabetes
Thursday, August 2
A one-day program at Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital focuses on incorporating diabetes into one's diet and lifestyle.
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For more information on registration and cost, please call the Diabetes Education Program, Monday - Friday, at 517.374.4911.

Walk to Cure Diabetes
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
August 4, 2007
8:30am
Michigan State University Campus
East Lansing, Michigan
For more information call (248) 355-1133

Deana Newman is currently a Cardiovascular Perfusionist at Sparrow Hospital and a Master's candidate in Health Communications at Michigan State University.   

 

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