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The Practice is excited to announce 2 Education Events for patients with Diabetes.

X-PERT First Steps Diabetes Education Programme is one off  2.5 hour group education session designed to deliver first line information about diabetes. The aim is to give people information, knowledge and hopefully the confidence to make life style changes and how to manage their diabetes.

Sessions are friendly and informal.

Some of the questions addressed during the session will be: 

vWhat is diabetes? 

vIs there such a thing as mild diabetes?

vWhy do some people say blood sugar and others, blood glucose – is there a difference?

vWhy do starchy foods raise blood glucose as much as sugary foods? 

vWhat is carbohydrate and what foods contain it?

vWhat are the normal levels for blood glucose?  

vWhat are the symptoms of high or low blood glucose? 

vHow is high or low blood glucose treated?

vWhat are the lifestyle factors for optimal health?

vWhat health results need to be monitored and what are the target ranges? 

vWhat is the diabetes annual review? 

vWhat is energy balance and the long-term solution to weight control? 

vWhat are the five food groups which contribute to healthy eating?

vWhat are the myths and misconceptions regarding food and diabetes?

vWhat is the guidance for physical activity and the difference between low, medium and high intensity?

vWhat is diabetes self-management and how can it be achieved?

Courses to be held at Stourbridge Health & Social Care Centre, Education Room, 1st Floor

If you are interested please complete the form below and hand it to Reception.

X-Pert Diabetes Session Form

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