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Galway Type 2 Diabetes Education (CODE)
February 15, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
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 Pauline Dunne, Senior Dietitian with Diabetes Ireland and consists of 4 sessions of 2 hour duration The first 3 sessions take place over 3 consecutive weeks
Week 1: Wednesday February 15th from 10.30 am – 1 pm
Week 2: Wednesday February 22nd from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Week 3: Wednesday March 1st from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Review Session: TBC
This review session takes place six months after the start date.
CODE is free of charge
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.
Booking is essential, group limited to 16
To book: Call Regina on 071 914 6001