Community Diabetes/Heart Education Program

Community Diabetes and Heart Education Program

The Community Health Education Department offers several classes and events for the community, FREE of charge. These classes are taught by experienced educators, nurses, and dietitians.

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Living with Diabetes Program

Diabetes is a serious disease, but it can be managed, controlled, or prevented.

The Living with Diabetes Program is a monthly series of diabetes self-management classes taught by experienced health educators, dietitians, and nurses. During this 4 class series, participants learn to successfully prevent or manage pre-diabetes and diabetes with the M’s: Meals, Movement, Monitoring, Medication, Medical Support and Mental Health. These classes are appropriate for adults with pre-diabetes, diabetes, caregivers, and anyone with an interest in learning about diabetes management.

Classes are taught in English or Spanish.

Please check the monthly calendar for class dates and times.

Class 1 – What is Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes and How to Monitor It

Class 2 – Health Eating and Carbohydrate Counting

Class 3 – Preventing Complications and Understanding Diabetes Medications

Class 4 – Physical Activity and Food Label Reading

For more information or to register, please call (213) 977-2150 or email HeathEd@goodsam.org

Heart and Stroke H.E.L.P.

The Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program is a series of heart health management classes taught by experienced health educators, dietitians, and nurses. Participants will learn how to keep their heart healthy through blood pressure control, cholesterol reduction, and weight management.

Classes available in English or Spanish.

Please check the monthly calendar (need to create link to calendar) for class dates and times.

Class 1 – Cardiovascular Risk Factors. Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack or Stroke and Know What to Do

Class 2 – Heart Healthy Eating

Class 3 – Physical Activity and Food Label Reading

For more information or to register, please call (213) 977-2150 or email HeathEd@goodsam.org

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