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Diabetes classes set

Diabetes classes set

Posted: Friday, April 15, 2011 11:42 am

The Messenger, April 15, 2011
Obion and Gibson County University of Tennessee Family and Consumer Science agents Benita Giffin (Obion) and Barbara Berry (Gibson) and will teach a six-session program entitled “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” May 2, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 26 at 1 p.m. at the Obion County Public Library conference room at 1221 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City. Each class will last approximately two hours and will be free to anyone interested. 
“This class will build your diabetes knowledge base,” according to Mrs. Giffin, who said she and Ms. Berry are certified instructors for the program. The curriculum originates from Stanford University. Participants gain self-care skills for managing diabetes and learn how to work effectively with health care professionals.
Call by April 29 to register. Obion County residents may contact Mrs. Giffin at 885-3742. Those interested in the class may also call after 5 p.m. and leave a voice mail. In Gibson County, call Ms. Berry at (731) 855-7656.

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