Taking Ownership of your Diabetes

What will the program be like?

  • There are 12 sessions in this program
  • We will cover 4 main topics about diabetes:
  1. Understanding Diabetes
  2. The ABSs of Diabetes
  3. Nutrition for Diabetes
  4. Getting Routine Care

How will the program help me?

  • Recognize that you are in control of your diabetes
  • Provide information about your diabetes                           
  • Provide opportunites for you to make decisions that are in your best interest

There is no cost fort his program, but registration is REQUIRED.

Call 546-3447 or email danielle.barrett@uky.edu to register

All classes are 12:00-1:00 at the Knox County Extension Office (Light diabetic-friendly lunch will be provided)

Dates & Topics

  • January 2, 2018 -Program Introduction               
  • January 3, 2018 -Diabetes Basics
  • January 4, 2018 -Managing Diabetes
  • January 9, 2018 -Physical Activity & Diabetes
  • January 10, 2018 -A1C
  • January 11, 2018 -Blood Pressure
  • January 23, 2018 -Cholesterol
  • January 24, 2018 -Think Your Plate
  • January 25, 2018 -Carbohydrate Counting
  • January 30, 2018 -Monitoring Blood Glucose
  • January 31, 2018 -Working with your Health Care Team

*Classes will be taught by Knox County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences,

Danielle Barrett, MDA, RDN, LD