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Diabetes Self-Management Program

Class schedule
Man in a support group as part of his diabetes self-management program

Help control your diabetes and live a healthy lifestyle.

Diabetes is a complex chronic illness that requires ongoing monitoring to slow or prevent complications. This evidence-based program will help you gain confidence in your ability to manage your health and to maintain an active and fulfilling life.

Virtual self-management classes are interactive and informative.

Virtual classes offer all the benefits of an in-person class from your laptop or computer screen. You’ll join a meeting and be able to interact with the instructor and others as you learn about ways to deal with your particular health issue effectively. Don’t put off taking care of your health. Sign up for a virtual class today.

Participants will learn:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep
  • Appropriate exercises for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • How to communicate effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition tips
  • How to pace activity and when to rest
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Programs

Register for a free six-week self-management program.

Please browse our offerings below. For more information or questions about program registration, please call 302-990-0522.


Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Harvest Years Senior Center
    30 South Street, Camden, DE 19934

    Kent County

    Location:

    30 South Street,
    Camden, DE, 19934

    Kent County

    Mon
    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 24, 2022
    • Oct 31, 2022
    • Nov 7, 2022
    • Nov 14, 2022
    • Nov 21, 2022
    • Nov 28, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Newark Senior Center
    200 White Chapel Drive, Newark, DE 19713

    NCC County

    Location:

    200 White Chapel Drive,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Dec 1, 2022
    • Dec 8, 2022
    • Dec 15, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Comprehensive Spine Center LLC
    240 Beiser Blvd # 201A,, Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    240 Beiser Blvd # 201A,,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Wed
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 12, 2022
    • Oct 19, 2022
    • Oct 26, 2022
    • Nov 2, 2022
    • Nov 9, 2022
    • Nov 16, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    19 Lambson Ln, Rose Hill Comm. Ctr.,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Thu
    9:30am - 12:00pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2022
    • Oct 20, 2022
    • Oct 27, 2022
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Middletown-Odessa-Townsend Jean Birch Senior Center
    300 S Scott St, MIddletown, DE 19709

    NCC County

    Location:

    300 S Scott St,
    MIddletown, DE, 19709

    NCC County

    Mon
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 31, 2022
    • Nov 7, 2022
    • Nov 14, 2022
    • Nov 21, 2022
    • Nov 28, 2022
    • Dec 5, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Cape Henlopen Senior Center
    11 Christian St, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

    Sussex County

    Location:

    11 Christian St,
    Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971

    Sussex County

    Tue
    1:00 pm -3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 25, 2022
    • Nov 1, 2022
    • Nov 8, 2022
    • Nov 15, 2022
    • Nov 22, 2022
    • Nov 29, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Cancer

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Tue
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 25, 2022
    • Nov 1, 2022
    • Nov 8, 2022
    • Nov 15, 2022
    • Nov 22, 2022
    • Nov 29, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Mamie Warren Senior Center
    1775 Wheatley's Pond Road, Smyrna, DE 19977

    NCC County

    Location:

    1775 Wheatley's Pond Road,
    Smyrna, DE, 19977

    NCC County

    Thu
    10:00am - 12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2022
    • Oct 20, 2022
    • Oct 27, 2022
    • Nov 3, 2022
    • Nov 10, 2022
    • Nov 17, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    Milford Wellness Village
    Virtual, , DE -----

    County

    County

    Mon
    2:00pm-4:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 3, 2022
    • Oct 10, 2022
    • Oct 17, 2022
    • Oct 24, 2022
    • Oct 31, 2022
    • Nov 7, 2022
    Register

    Seats available

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