Take Control of Your Diabetes

Are you living with type 2 diabetes?  Whether newly diagnosed or working through new or changing symptoms, living with diabetes can be challenging.  Better Choices, Better Health(R) Diabetes, a program developed by Stanford University and offered by the National Council on Aging, may be just what you're looking for!  This program may help you:

  • Understand how to eat with diabetes while still making it enjoyable
  • Monitor and manage your blood sugar
  • Start or maintain a regular exercise program
  • Communicate better with family, friends, and your medical team
  • Design your own self-management program

Better Choices, Better Health(R) Diabetes is currently being offered at NO COST for participants.  This online program requires an internet connection and participants log-on 2-3 times per week for approximately 2 hours total each week.

To learn more about Better Choices, Better Health(R) Diabetes and to sign-up to participate today, please visit: https://diabetes.selfmanage.org/bcbhds/SignUp.


Another self-management resource for persons with diabetes living in southwest Missouri, is to take an in-person Diabetes Self-Management Program course.  This course is taught by lay leaders and runs for 2.5 hours each week for 6 weeks.  To learn more about upcoming course offerings in the Springfield and Ava, Missouri areas, please click here or contact Heather Scott, Southwest Missouri RAC Coordinator.

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