Free Diabetes Self-Management Classes at Health Department

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Bay County — The Florida Department of Health in Bay County will be offering a series of FREE diabetes self-management education classes starting Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The classes will be facilitated by a Certified Diabetes Educator in a group discussion format, and are appropriate for people with diabetes as well as their caretakers and family members. Participants may attend one or all of the following classes:

April 18, 2013 Diabetes 101

April 25, 2013 Living Healthy with Diabetes

May 2, 2013 Food – Fact and Fiction

May 9, 2013 Do’s and Don’ts of Monitoring and Medication

The diabetes classes will meet in the auditorium at the Florida Department of Health in Bay County, 597 W. 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401. Classes are free and open to the public. Please call Lisa Rahn at (850) 872-4455 Ext. 1344 to preregister.

For more information about the Florida Department of Health in Bay County, visit us on our website at For more information about diabetes, visit the American Diabetes Association website at

The Department works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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