Knoxville – The 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 Tuesdays, from Sept. 12 until Oct. 17 from 5:30 until 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.