Cox Diabetes Workshops Start This Week

thumb_bd1369943dc658eCox Medical Center Branson will host two comprehensive diabetes workshops starting this week. The 10-hour courses cover everything from diagnosis to meal planning, according Valerie Newcome, MS, RD/LD, CDE, diabetes education coordinator and outpatient dietitian.

The class is recognized by the American Diabetes Association as meeting national standards for diabetes self-management education. Newcome and Joan Heil, a registered nurse and certified diabetes coordinator, teach the course.

A physician’s referral is required so anyone interested in attending should talk to their doctor.

The next morning sessions will be held from 9 a.m.-noon November 4, 11 and 18. The next afternoon sessions will be held from 1–4 p.m. November 6, 13 and 20.

For more information or to register, call 417-335-7453.


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