The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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July 10, 2013

Free diabetes ed classes scheduled

CHARLESTON — The Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program is providing several opportunities around the state for people with Medicare to participate in free diabetes education classes.

 The free classes, part of a program led by the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI), are open to people with Medicare who have diabetes, their families and caregivers.  Nurses, community health workers and volunteers trained by WVMI will cover topics that include managing every aspect of diabetes, from nutrition to exercise to important tests and exams. For a fun, interactive learning experience, please join us for a class listed below.

Upcoming classes include:

n Fayette County Senior Center/Committee on Aging, 108 Lewis Street, Oak Hill, on July 17, 24 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Visit www.wvdiabeteseducation.org for more information, or to register/request a class be added in your community call 855-376-9382.

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