Clinton Twp., MI - MSU-E has announced a free online workshop for diabetes self-management. The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) Program is a six-week, online series designed for people living with diabetes. Family members, friends and caregivers are also encouraged to attend the workshop.
The free program, offered by Michigan State University Extension, will take place live online via Zoom beginning Thursday, July 9 through August 13 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (six consecutive Thursdays). Interested individuals must register by July 6.
The program has six sessions that helps participants learn strategies to:
- Prevent diabetes symptoms and hyper/hypoglycemia
- Develop a healthy eating and exercise plan
- Deal with difficult emotions
- Set personal goals
- Problem solve
- Use a variety of other self-management tools to manage diabetes
Participants can join with a cell phone, computer, tablet, or other device using Zoom and will receive the Zoom link and password after registration.
This workshop series is for Michigan residents and funded by a generous grant from Lions Club International. To find other MSU Extension online learning programs and resources, visit https://www.canr.msu.edu/rlr/.
Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) brings educational programs to residents empowering them to improve their lives and community. County-based MSUE staff, in concert with on-campus faculty members, serve residents with programming focused on agriculture, natural resources, children, youth, families, community and economic development.