Live with diabetes and still be healthy! Diabetes workshop series starting in Flint in August
FLINT, MICH. — (July 19, 2019) — Are you living with diabetes? Learn how to live a healthier life and take better care of yourself! People with diabetes and their loved ones can learn to manage diabetes in a six-week workshop, offered at no cost to you. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is hosting the evidence-based Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health (D-PATH) program in Flint in August:
Fairhaven Seventh Day Adventist Church
1379 Louis Avenue
Flint, MI 48508
Information Session – Tuesday, August 6, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Six weekly sessions start on Tuesday, August 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and continue at the same time and place every Tuesday through September 17.
To register, call: 800-482-1455 or email PATHprograms@nkfm.org.
The interactive workshop features certified leaders to help participants engage in a healthier, more enjoyable life. This program was designed by the developers of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at Stanford University (known as the PATH program in Michigan). Diabetes PATH focuses on the following:
- managing everyday activities with an action plan
- avoiding diabetes complications
- monitoring and balancing blood sugar and its importance
- communicating effectively with loved ones and health care providers
- managing symptoms and decreasing stress
- increasing energy and improving overall health
The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. The NKFM provides more programs and services to more people in Michigan than any other region or state. For the past 12 years, Charity Navigator — the nation’s leading nonprofit evaluator — has recognized the NKFM with its highest rating of 4 stars for success in sound fiscal management. nkfm.org