Free Six-Week Diabetes Self-Management Class

Group hiking across bridgeThe University of Tennessee Medical Center is offering Take Charge of Your Diabetes, a free six-week diabetes self-management program that will teach participants every day skills in managing diabetes. These skills include coping mechanisms to help deal with fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration; exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance; healthy eating; appropriate use of medication; and partnering effectively with health care providers.

Classes will be held on Tuesdays, beginning September 12 through October 17 from 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at:

UT Medical Center
1928 Alcoa Hwy
Medical Building B, Suite #320
Knoxville, 37920

The classes are free but registration is required by calling 865-305-6970. Space is limited.