The FREE Diabetes Self-Management Program provides support for individuals to take control of their health. Through six healthy living workshops, participants will learn skills to manage the symptoms of diabetes. Each workshop encourages participants to share experiences and support one another along the way.
Topics covered include:
- Managing symptoms
- Exercise for strength and energy
- Healthy eating
- Medication use
- Working with your doctor
- Setting goals
- Problem solving
- Relaxation techniques
- Dealing with negative emotions
Workshops are open to adults with type 2 diabetes or a chronic disease, and their family members or caregivers.