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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

May 15 – June 19, 2018
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Mill Creek Village
508 18th St. 
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Meets Tuesdays for 6 weeks
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration Required

June 7 – July 12, 2018
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

St. John Manor 
900 4th St. 
Bakersfield, CA 93304
Thursdays for 6 weeks
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Registration Required
 

2018 Spanish Classes

Abril 3 – Mayo 8, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Caliente Creek
909 Meyer St.
Arvin, CA 93203
Los martes por 6 semanas
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Abril 12 – Mayo 17, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Salinas Village 
711 5th St.
McFarland, CA 93250
Los jueves por 6 semanas
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Se Requiere Registración

Abril 20 – Mayo 25, 2018
Tomando Control de su Diabetes

Fairfax Elementary School
Centro de Padres 
1500  S Fairfax Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Los viernes por 6 semanas
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Se Requiere Registración

Abril 26 – Mayo 31, 2018
Tomando Control de su Salud

Bakersfield High School
Centro de Padres 
1241 G St.
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Los jueves por 6 semanas
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
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

April 11 – May 16, 2018
DEEP
East Bakersfield High School
Parent Center
2200 Quincy St. 
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Tuesdays for 6 weeks
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Registration Required

2018 Spanish Classes

No en este tiempo


Pre-Registration Is Required. Seminars Are Free.

Please contact Lucia Ramirez at 661.323.3524 or Lucia.Ramirez@dignityhealth.org.