The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will be offering Diabetic Self -Management (DSM) classes at the Clearfield Center for Active Living, 116 South Second Street in Clearfield.
The DSM class is an evidence-based program given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks.
Subjects covered include:
> Techniques to deal with symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
> Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
> Healthy eating
> Appropriate use of medication and working with your health care providers.
Participants will make weekly action plans, share experiences and help solve problems encountered in living with Diabetics.
Classes are free and will be held on Wednesdays, April 3 through May 8. This is a six session series.
Please plan to attend every session to get the full benefit of the course. Act now - class size is limited.
For information or to register, please call the Clearfield Center for Active Living at 814-765-9319.
Programs and services of the Agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.