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Diabetes Education


Learn about healthy eating, how to monitor blood sugar, manage medications and how to prevent diabetes complications. Two programs are available: Healthy Living – Chronic Disease, Chronic Pain and Diabetes Self-Management Workshops and Diabetes Empowerment Education Workshops (DEEP). Registration is required for all workshops.

Healthy Living Self-Management Workshops

Take charge of your health. This evidence based program developed by Stanford University will teach you:

  • Techniques on how to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.
  • Exercise to maintain and improve strength, flexibility and endurance.
  • Stress and depression management techniques.
  • Effective communication skills to use with family, friends and health professionals.
  • Nutrition habits for healthy living.

2019 English Classes

April 3 – May 8, 2019
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Columbus Estates Senior Living
3201 Columbus St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Meets Wednesdays for 6 weeks
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Registration Required

May 16 – June 20, 2019
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Tejon Health Clinic
1731 Hasti Acres Dr., Suite 102
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Thursdays for 6 weeks
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Registration Required

2019 Spanish Classes

Abril 4 – Mayo 9, 2019
Tomando Control de su Salud

Greenfield Apartments
1629 Lotus Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Los jueves por 6 semanas
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Abril 8 – Mayo 20, 2019
Tomando Control de su Salud

Ramón Garza Elementary
Centro de Padres
2901 Center St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Los lunes por 6 semanas
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Mayo 1 – Junio 5, 2019
Tomando Control de sus Dolores Crónicos

Highland High School
Centro de Padres
2900 Royal Scots Way
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Los miércoles por 6 semanas
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Se Requiere Registración

 

2019 Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)

Our Free Diabetes Empowerment Education Workshops (DEEP) will help you acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce complications resulting from diabetes, such as kidney failure, amputation, vision loss, heart failure, and stroke.  DEEP has shown to improve outcomes in the following areas:

  • A1C levels and systolic blood pressure
  • Diabetes knowledge
  • Physical activity
  • Following a healthy eating plan
  • Foot care
  • Glucose self-monitoring
  • Medication adhere
  • Confidence in self-care

2019 English Classes

None at this time.

2019 Spanish Classes

Ninguno a este momento.
 

Pre-Registration Is Required. Seminars Are Free.

Please contact Lucia Ramirez at 661.323.3524 or [email protected].