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Diabetes Self Management Workshop
Ethos AgeWell West Roxbury announces a FREE workshop – Diabetes Self-Management – that will take place at Harvard Vanguard, 291 Independence Drive, West Roxbury for 6 weeks from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting May 21, 2012.
Subjects that will be covered include: 1) techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration; 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; 3) healthy eating 4) appropriate use of medication; and 5) working more effectively with health care providers. Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program. Physicians and other health professionals both at Stanford and in the community have reviewed all materials in the course.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please RSVP to Meelynn Wong at 617-477-6699.
More About Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Opened in 1986, the West Roxbury practice of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is located on Independence Drive. The practice offers comprehensive medical care for patients of all ages throughout West Roxbury, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Chestnut Hill, Dedham, Dorchester, Mattapan and the surrounding cities. Visit the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Web site for a comprehensive overview of the practice's staff and services.