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Diabetes Education Class To Be Held Virtually In February

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Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s next diabetes education program will be held virtually on Wednesday in February.

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” is a program is designed to help people with Type 2 diabetes learn how to manage their blood glucose through basic nutrition and self-care management.

The class was originally scheduled to be start Wednesday, Jan. 4. However, the class has been moved to Wednesdays in February.

The diabetes education program is offered free from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 over Zoom, thanks to grant funding.

To register, contact Texas AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent Agent for Hopkins County Johanna Hicks at [email protected] or 903-885-3443 by Jan. 30. They will then receive registration forms, materials and a participation link to log into the Zoom sessions facilitated by medical experts and professional educators.

 Hicks has collaborated with colleagues in Fannin, Titus, and Rockwall Counties to offer the course.

“If individuals are not comfortable with Zoom, or if they don’t have reliable internet, they are welcome to view the sessions at my office,” Hicks said.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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