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Granard, Co Longford -Type 2 Diabetes Education (CODE)
March 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
CODE is Diabetes Ireland’s group education programme for people with Type 2 Diabetes or diagnosed Pre-diabetes. 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, Diabetes Ireland and consists of 4 sessions of 2 hour duration The first 3 sessions take place over 3 consecutive weeks.
Week 1: Wednesday 22nd March from 10:30 – 1pm
Week 2: Wednesday 29th March from 10.30 – 12.30pm
Week 3: Wednesday 5th April from 10.30 – 12.30pm
Review Session: September 13th from 10:30 – 12:30pm
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.
Pre-booking is essential and all 4 sessions need attendance
To book: Call Regina 071 914 6001