Diabetes Self Management Program

The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a series of workshops offered once a week, for six weeks, for two hours by two trained leaders. These workshops are for people with Type 2 Diabetes or those who care for someone with Type 2 Diabetes. Topics covered during workshops include:

  • Techniques to deal with symptoms of diabetes, 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

  • Medication usage

  • Working with health care professionals

If you would like to join or be trained to lead a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop please contact Elizabeth Adkins, Elizabeth.a.adkins@wv.gov