Beginning on Thursday, Feb. 6 the Moultrie County Health Department in collaboration with Mid-Illinois Senior Services, Inc., will sponsor a “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” program. The program will be held at Mid-Illinois Senior Services, Inc. located at 114 E. Jefferson, Sullivan. The program is free and open to anyone who must deal with diabetes.
Angela Hogan and Kim Swinford will facilitate the program. Participants will meet for six class sessions from 1-4:30 p.m. each Thursday through March 12.
Program participants will learn skills to manage stress and medications, monitor blood sugar and plan meals. They will also learn how to work with their physician to improve their health.
Individuals interested in the program are requested to pre-register by calling the Moultrie County Health Department at 217-728-4114. Class size is limited, so register early. It is important to commit to attending all six classes.