According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the United States. Diabetes affects how the body controls blood glucose (or blood sugar). Diabetes is classified as chronic conditions, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and reversible conditions, gestational diabetes and prediabetes.
At Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center, the diabetic education program is designed to help you better manage diabetes. We offer information about living with diabetes, including managing medications, increasing physical activity, performing blood glucose testing, taking preventative measures and working to develop better nutrition.
Living With Diabetes Program
As part of our commitment to health of the community, we offer a free diabetes educational program for you and your whole family. This two-hour seminar teaches ways to manage your condition and is held on the second Tuesday of every month, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., in the hospital's multipurpose room.
Class topics include:
Registration is free but we ask that you call beforehand to save a spot for you and your family members.
For more information or to register, please call:
727 North Main Street
Emporia, VA 23847