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Diabetes Self-Management Program

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.

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.


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Program

Location

Date & Time

Availability

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Luther Towers Bldg 1, Activities Room
    430 Kings Hwy, Bldg 1 Activities Room, Dover, DE 19901

    Kent County

    Location:

    430 Kings Hwy, Bldg 1 Activities Room,
    Dover, DE, 19901

    Kent County

    Wed
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 20, 2021
    • Oct 27, 2021
    • Nov 3, 2021
    • Nov 10, 2021
    • Nov 17, 2021
    • Nov 24, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    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
    9:30 am - 12:00 noon

    Sessions:
    • Nov 2, 2021
    • Nov 9, 2021
    • Nov 16, 2021
    • Nov 23, 2021
    • Nov 30, 2021
    • Dec 7, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Howard Weston Senior Center
    1 Bassett Ave, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    1 Bassett Ave,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Wed
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2021
    • Oct 20, 2021
    • Oct 27, 2021
    • Nov 3, 2021
    • Nov 10, 2021
    • Nov 17, 2021

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Milford Senior Center
    111 Park Avenue, Milford, DE 19963

    Kent County

    Location:

    111 Park Avenue,
    Milford, DE, 19963

    Kent County

    Mon
    1:00 - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Nov 29, 2021
    • Dec 6, 2021
    • Dec 13, 2021
    • Dec 20, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Jewish Community Senior Center-Board Room
    101 Garden of Eden Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

    NCC County

    Location:

    101 Garden of Eden Rd,
    Wilmington, DE, 19803

    NCC County

    Tue
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Oct 5, 2021
    • Oct 12, 2021
    • Oct 19, 2021
    • Oct 26, 2021
    • Nov 2, 2021
    • Nov 9, 2021

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Sellers Senior Center
    2800 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

    NCC County

    Location:

    2800 Silverside Road,
    Wilmington, DE, 19810

    NCC County

    Wed
    12:00pm - 2:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 13, 2021
    • Oct 20, 2021
    • Oct 27, 2021
    • Nov 3, 2021
    • Nov 10, 2021
    • Nov 17, 2021

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    South Coastal Library
    43 Kent Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930

    Sussex County

    Location:

    43 Kent Ave,
    Bethany Beach, DE, 19930

    Sussex County

    Fri
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 15, 2021
    • Oct 22, 2021
    • Oct 29, 2021
    • Nov 5, 2021
    • Nov 12, 2021
    • Nov 19, 2021

    Canceled

  • 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

    Thu
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 23, 2021
    • Sep 30, 2021
    • Oct 7, 2021
    • Oct 14, 2021
    • Oct 21, 2021
    • Oct 28, 2021

    Canceled

  • Chronic Pain

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    MOT Jean Birch Senior Center-Room MP2
    300 S Scott St, Middletown, DE 19709

    NCC County

    Location:

    300 S Scott St,
    Middletown, DE, 19709

    NCC County

    Fri
    11:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 8, 2021
    • Oct 15, 2021
    • Oct 22, 2021
    • Oct 29, 2021
    • Nov 5, 2021
    • Nov 12, 2021

    Canceled

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Bridgeville Senior Center
    414 Market St, Bridgeville, DE 19933

    Kent County

    Location:

    414 Market St,
    Bridgeville, DE, 19933

    Kent County

    Mon
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 18, 2021
    • Oct 25, 2021
    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Nov 8, 2021
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    200 White Chapel Dr, Activities Room,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Mon
    12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 4, 2021
    • Oct 11, 2021
    • Oct 18, 2021
    • Oct 25, 2021
    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Nov 8, 2021

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    Virtual

    Open to:

    General Public

    Amerihealth Caritas - Virtual

    County

    County

    Wed
    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Sep 29, 2021
    • Oct 6, 2021
    • Oct 13, 2021
    • Oct 20, 2021
    • Oct 27, 2021
    • Nov 3, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Marydale Retirement Village
    135 Jeandell Dr, Newark, DE 19713

    NCC County

    Location:

    135 Jeandell Dr,
    Newark, DE, 19713

    NCC County

    Mon
    1:00pm - 3:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Nov 8, 2021
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Nov 29, 2021
    • Dec 6, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Absalom Jones Senior Ctr
    310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804

    NCC County

    Location:

    310 Kiamensi Rd,
    Wilmington, DE, 19804

    NCC County

    Mon
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Nov 29, 2021
    • Dec 6, 2021
    • Dec 13, 2021
    • Dec 20, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    New Castle Senior Center
    400 South St, New Castle, DE 19720

    NCC County

    Location:

    400 South St,
    New Castle, DE, 19720

    NCC County

    Mon
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 1, 2021
    • Nov 8, 2021
    • Nov 15, 2021
    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Nov 29, 2021
    • Dec 6, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    20520 Sandhill Road, Conference Room,
    Georgetown, DE, 19947

    Sussex County

    Thu
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Sessions:
    • Oct 28, 2021
    • Nov 4, 2021
    • Nov 11, 2021
    • Nov 18, 2021
    • Dec 2, 2021
    • Dec 9, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Chronic Disease

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Location:

    29787 Plantation Lakes Blvd,
    Millsboro, DE, 19966

    Sussex County

    Fri
    10:00am to 12:30pm

    Sessions:
    • Nov 5, 2021
    • Nov 12, 2021
    • Nov 19, 2021
    • Nov 26, 2021
    • Dec 3, 2021
    • Dec 10, 2021
    Register

    Seats available

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Lillian Smith Senior Center
    410 Main St, Clayton, DE 19938

    Kent County

    Location:

    410 Main St,
    Clayton, DE, 19938

    Kent County

    Fri
    12:00pm - 2:30 pm

    Sessions:
    • Oct 8, 2021
    • Oct 15, 2021
    • Oct 22, 2021
    • Oct 29, 2021
    • Nov 5, 2021
    • Nov 12, 2021

    Canceled

  • Diabetes

    In-person

    Open to:

    General Public

    Modern Maturity Center- Room 5
    1121 Forrest Ave., Dover, DE 19904

    Kent County

    Location:

    1121 Forrest Ave.,
    Dover, DE, 19904

    Kent County

    Fri
    9:30 am - 12:00 noon

    Sessions:
    • Nov 5, 2021
    • Nov 12, 2021
    • Nov 19, 2021
    • Dec 3, 2021
    • Dec 10, 2021
    • Dec 17, 2021
    Register

    Seats available