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Living Well With Diabetes Education Program

Living Well with Diabetes Program

New, Improved, And FREE!

Call 979-731-1231 to register.


This comprehensive diabetes education program is now offered twice a month — for free!  Taught by our Certified Diabetes Educator, Shelby Jaedicke, RN, MSN, and Michelle Dohrman, registered and licensed dietician, the program begins with two 3-hour core sessions, focusing on proper nutrition using carbohydrate counting, exercise, blood glucose monitoring, foot care, and other topics.  

Additional monthly sessions cover special topics including Dining Out with Diabetes, Strength Training, Eating for Heart Health, Diabetes and Stress, and much more!  A monthly grocery store tour at Kroger is included in the program, as well as a one-month membership with the St. Joseph Wellness Center.  All sessions are held in the St. Joseph Professional Building, Suite 140 Classroom, on the St. Joseph Regional Health Center campus.  Pre-registration is required. 

We look forward to helping you focus on Living Well With Diabetes.  Please call St. Joseph Healthy Communities at 979-731-1231 for more information or to register for any of these outstanding opportunities!


2015 Schedule of Events


Class Monday/Wednesday June 1, 3 9:00 a - 12:00 p
Class Tuesday/Thursday June 16, 18 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Grocery Store Tour Tuesday June 9 11:00 am
Additional Session Thursday June 11 9:30 - 11:00 am

Special topic for additional session: "Just Move It!" 

- Cindy Emola, RN, Cardiac Rehab Director will be speaking about the importance of exercise and strength training. Come dressed to to participate! Group will meet at the  St. Joseph Rehab Quilter's Cafe.


Class Monday/Wednesday July 6, 8 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class Tuesday/Thursday July 21, 23 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Grocery Store Tour Tuesday July 14 6:30 pm
Additional Session Thursday July 16 6:00 pm

 Special Topic: "Poor Sleep = Diabetes?"

- John Childers, St. Joseph Sleep Lab will be speaking about sleep disorders and    their relation to diabetes.



Class Monday/Wednesday August 3, 5 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class Tuesday/Thursday August 18, 20 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Grocery Store Tour Tuesday August 25 11:00 am
Additional Session Thursday August 13 10:00 am

Special Topic: Dining Out & Alcohol Use with Diabetes

-Michelle Dohrman, St. Joseph Registered and Licensed Dietician. Wondering if alcohol is off-limits with diabetes?  Basic precautions and the extra steps needed to keep you safe and your blood sugar under control will be discussed.  


Class Tuesday/Thursday September 8, 10 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class Tuesday/Thursday September 22, 24 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Grocery Store Tour Tuesday September 15 6:30 pm
Additional Session Thursday September 17 6:00 pm

Special Topic:  Diabetes & Kidney Disease

- Frederick S. Tan, MD, St. Joseph Nephrologist.  Diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease.  Please join us for an informative session from Dr. Tan about ways to reduce your risk.


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