SURPRISE, ARIZ., Feb. 25, 2015 – The Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing will offer an 8-week Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training (DSME) Program starting in mid-March at each of its three locations.
- 8-Week DSME: 9 a.m., eight consecutive Mondays beginning March 16
Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing,14260 Denny Blvd., Litchfield Park, 85340
- 8-Week DSME, 1 p.m., eight consecutive Tuesdays beginning March 17
Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing,14719 W Grand Avenue, Surprise, 85374
- 8-Week DSME, 9 a.m., eight consecutive Wednesdays beginning March 18
Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing, 13180 N 103rd Drive, Sun City, 85351
Sun Health’s DSME program, accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, helps individuals with diabetes learn how to manage their disease through healthy eating, regular physical activity, medication management, problem-solving, coping skills, self-monitoring of blood glucose levels and preventing or managing diabetes-related complications.
The program is taught by a certified diabetes educator who also is a registered dietitian, and an exercise physiologist who also is a certified health coach. Instructors use evidence-based information, coaching and support to help individuals take control of their diabetes.