Beginning Monday, September 17, Rogers County Health Department is offering the free “I’m In Control” diabetes self-help class for anyone with diabetes and/or caring for someone with the disease. This class is especially good for those with a new diagnosis and/or having trouble controlling their glucose levels. This class hosts local professionals presenting on specific topics related to diabetes and is scheduled for two-hour classes on September 17, 19, 20 and 21st, during the early afternoon. Please visit http://rogers.health.ok.govor call Fran Hrdlicka at 918-341-3166 for detailed schedule, times, presenter names, and enrollment information. You must enroll prior to beginning of class in order to attend.
Participants have the opportunity to hear and ask questions about diabetes, exercise, foot care, medications, stress management, diet, eye care, and self-blood glucose monitoring. This class is only offered 2-3 times each year, with many past participants testifying they have gained helpful knowledge and tips. Most appreciate being able to ask professionals their questions without having to make an appointment and paying a co-pay. If you have questions and/or want to enroll in this class, please contact Fran Hrdlicka at the Rogers County Health Department, 918-341-3166.