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Participants Sought for Diabetes Self-Management Program
Release Date: June 05, 2012

Participants Sought for Diabetes Self-Management Program

(Wantage, NJ) Adults of any age, who are living with Diabetes, as well as caregivers of loved ones who experience these challenges, are invited to participate in Diabetes Self-Management Program, a FREE six-week workshop series sponsored by the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services. During the 2 ½ hour sessions each week, participants will learn how to identify and manage symptoms, ensure proper foot care, manage fear, anger and frustration, develop healthy eating and safe exercising habits, communicate effectively with healthcare professionals, and possibly reduce or eliminate unnecessary hospitalizations in order to "get more out of life." The program includes a FREE manual, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions."

Diabetes Self-Management Program will be offered Fridays, June 22, 2012 through July 27, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Sussex Wantage Library, 69 Route 639 Wantage, NJ. Space is limited. Register today! Contact the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555 ext 1281 or Rhannapple@sussex.nj.us for additional information or to register for the program.

A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Lorraine Hentz, Division Director, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860 Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Phone 973-579-0555 Fax 973-579-0550 seniorservices@sussex.nj.us

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