PCH offering diabetes education group classes starting Aug. 5

Monday, July 22, 2013

Putnam County Hospital will again be offering a group class for diabetes self-management on Monday, Aug. 5.

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 Annette Handy, RN, while the 201 session will be offered by registered clinical dietitian Jamie Downen.

The class will begin at 9 a.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 Thursday, Aug. 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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