Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Wise County is partnering with surrounding counties to offer a comprehensive diabetes education online series called, “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes.” The five-session series will provide participants with the latest information on managing blood glucose through basic nutrition and self-care management. Online classes will be live so that participants can interact with presenters.
Diabetes is not curable, but it is manageable. People can learn skills to effectively manage their diabetes. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes program targets diabetes issues. The program teaches participants the skills to effectively manage their diabetes or reduce the risk of developing diabetes through better nutrition, exercise and monitoring blood-sugar levels.
Do Well Be Well with Diabetes was designed to help patients who have recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, have had diabetes for many years, or for the spouses and caregivers of loved ones with diabetes. Each online lesson will be presented by local health care professionals with expertise in the subject area.
Participants will learn how to manage their diabetes in an interactive online setting. Classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am-1:00pm beginning Thursday April 21 and conclude on Tuesday, May 5. Classes will be offered via the online TEAMs platform. Registration cost for the five-lesson series is $15 which will cover the cost of curriculum and online set up. Registration opens Monday, April 13 at https://Agriliferegister.tamu.edu/District3
Once registered you will receive a link to the course as well as other resources that will be utilized during the series. For additional information contact the Extension office at 940-627-3341