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PCH offers diabetes education classes

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Putnam County Hospital will again be offering a group class for diabetes self-management on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

The material will be divided into two sessions: Diabetes 101: Diabetes Basics and Diabetes 201: Proper Nutrition which will include carbohydrate counting.

The 101 session will be led by certified diabetes educator and registered nurse Annette Handy, while the 201 session will be offered by registered clinical dietitian Jamie Downen.

The class will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will meet in the third-floor classroom of Putnam County Hospital. All materials and a sack lunch will be provided.

Those wishing to participate must enroll in the class by calling Putnam County Hospital's Central Scheduling at 658-2760 by Friday, Feb. 1.

The participation fee will be $25 per person and will be collected on the day of the class. The class size will be limited to 20.



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