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Hospital to offer diabetes self-management classes

Friday, September 23, 2011

GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital will offer a group class for diabetes self-management Thursday, Oct. 6.

The material will be divided into two sessions: Diabetes 101: Diabetes Basics, and Diabetes 201: Proper Nutrition, which will include carbohydrate counting.

The 101 session will be led by Certified Diabetes Educator Annette Handy, RN, while the 201 session will be offered by Registered Clinical Dietitian Jamie Downen.

With a grant from the Putnam County Community Foundation, the group class will be offered free of charge.

The class will begin at 9 a.m., and will meet in the third floor classroom of Putnam County Hospital.

All materials and a sack lunch will be provided.

Those wishing to participate must enroll in the class by calling Putnam County Hospital's Central Scheduling at 765-658-2760 by Monday, Oct. 3. Seating is limited to 20 participants.

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