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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.

2018 English Classes

October 2 – November 6, 2018
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Lowell’s Senior Apartments
500 R St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
Meets Tuesdays for 6 weeks
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Registration Required

October 29 – December 10, 2018
Diabetes Self-Management Program

Solera at Kern Canyon
6000 Park Place Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Mondays for 6 weeks
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Registration Required

2018 Spanish Classes

Septiembre 26 – Octubre 31, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Casa Hernandez
200 S. Albany St.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
Los miércoles por 6 semanas
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Octubre 12 – Noviembre 16, 2018
Tomando Control de su Salud

Zephyr Lane Elementary School
6327 Zephyr Ln.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Los viernes por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración

Octubre 25 – Diciembre 6, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Casa Amelia Cadena
455 E. Ash Ave.
Shafter, CA 93263
Los jueves por 6 semanas
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Noviembre 9 – Diciembre 21, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Pauly Elementary School
313 Planz Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93304
Los viernes por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración 

2018 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

2018 English Classes

None at this time.

2018 Spanish Classes

Ninguno a este tiempo.

Pre-Registration Is Required. Seminars Are Free.

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