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.

2020 English Classes

January 22 – February 26, 2020
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Mill Creek Village
508 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Wednesdays for 6 weeks
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration Required

January 23 – February 27, 2020
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
Noble Elementary School, Parent Center
1015 Noble Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Thursday for 6 weeks
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration Required

January 28 – March 3, 2020
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Sunset Camp
9248 Sunset Blvd
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Tuesdays for 6 weeks
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Registration Required


2020 Spanish Classes

Enero 21 – Febrero 25, 2020
Tomando Control de su Diabetes
College Heights Elementary School, Centro de Padres
2551 Sunny Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Los martes por 6 semanas
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración

Febrero 5 – Marzo, 2020
Tomando Control de su Diabetes
Wasco Senior Center
1280 Poplar Ave
Wasco, CA 93280
Los miércoles por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración

Febrero 7 – Marzo 13, 2020
Tomando Control de su Diabetes
Iglesia Santa Isabel- McFarland
835 E. Perkins Avenue
McFarland, CA 93250
Los viernes por 6 semanas
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Marzo 3 – Abril 7, 2020
Tomando Control de su Diabetes
Curran Elementary School, Centro de Padres
1116 Lymric Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Los martes por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración

Marzo 10 – Abril 14, 2020
Tomando Control de sus Dolores Crónicos
Shafter Senior Center
505 Sunset Avenue
Shafter, CA 93263
Los martes por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración


 

2020 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

2020 English Classes

None at this time.

2020 Spanish Classes

Ninguno a este momento.
 

Pre-Registration Is Required. Seminars Are Free.

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