Providence's Diabetes on the Road Program is a FREE, community-based diabetes education program developed by the Joslin Diabetes Center. It is designed for persons with diabetes, at risk for diabetes, and those interested in learning more about the disease. The program focuses on "knowing your numbers" and provides point-of-care (POC) testing, in conjunction with diabetes information. On the Road consists of three weekly sessions and a follow-up visit in three months for POC testing.
Session 1: Living Well - April 7th, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
"Know your numbers" - Blood pressure testing, A1C diabetes testing, and complete a baseline questionnaire.
Session 2: Keep Moving with Diabetes - April 16th, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Promotes a positive attitude about physical activity and provides realistic tools to increase physical activity in daily lives.
Session 3: Eating Well with Diabetes - April 28th, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Provides a basic overview of food and nutrition with practical tips for balancing favorite foods with healthy choices.
Session 4: Three-Month Follow-Up Assessment - July 2nd, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
"Know your numbers" - Blood pressure testing and blood glucose A1C testing.
Light refreshments provided!