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Learn to control diabetes in a 6-week class

MIDDLEBURY — UVM Porter Hospital is offering a Diabetes Self-Management Program beginning Thursday, July 11, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Middlebury, 2 Main St. The full workshop lasts for six separate sessions and is designed for someone who struggles with the daily tasks of managing diabetes.
The program helps participants learn how to manage symptoms and be as healthy as possible by focusing on seven self-care behaviors: healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medication, problem solving, healthy coping and reducing risks.
The six-week program is free and open to everyone in the community. Questions about the program and sign ups can be directed to Courtney Thorn, Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Coordinator at 802-388-8860 or  cthorn@portermedical.org.

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