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Cavan – Diabetes Education for Type 2
October 26, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
CODE is Diabetes Ireland’s group education programme for people with Type 2 Diabetes or diagnosed prediabetes. CODE aims to deliver general information about diabetes self-management in a local community group setting. CODE allows people with diabetes to talk in a supportive atmosphere about their own diabetes. Time is allocated during the programme for problem solving, feedback on diabetes self management behaviours and goal setting.
The programme is facilitated by Sinead Powell, Dietitian and consists of 4 sessions of 2 hour duration The first 3 sessions take place over 3 consecutive weeks
Week 1: 26th October
Week 2: 2nd November
Week 3: 9th November
Review Session: May 10th 2017
This review session takes place six months after the start date. CODE is free of charge to both the patient and the health care professional.
Topics covered in CODE include diabetes explained, risk factors, signs and symptoms, healthy eating, physical activity, personal goal setting, complications and the necessity of regular follow up and the importance of optimal diabetes control. The six month session looks at the review of achievements and personal goal setting. Our flexible approach allows the sessions to be tailored to meet the self identified needs of each group.