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This one day course is designed to give participants a comprehensive approach in self-managing your diabetes, by covering ALL aspects needed to self-manage with confidence and effectively.

Set in scenic West Cork, in a peaceful rural setting, facilitated by Helena Farrell RGN, MSc, this day will offer individuals time to explore aspects of their diabetes that bothers them, as well as learning new skills, techniques and approaches.

Family Members, Professionals and Carers are also welcome.

Programme

09.30am: Welcome & Introductions

10am- 12md:

Cookery Class – learn cooking methods based on the Low GI Diet, recipe ideas, meal planning, shopping on a budget etc

12md – 1pm:

Exercise Class – This class will look at distinguishing the types of exercises needed for diabetes and for weight loss. This is suitable for all levels of fitness.

1pm- 2pm:

Lunch will be served following the principles of Low GI

2pm-3pm:

Understanding Blood Glucose Levels – Pattern Management, understanding blood glucose fluctuations, highs and lows will be covered, as well as monitoring techniques and equipment

3pm – 3.30pm:

Managing Stress & How it Effects Your Diabetes

3.30pm-4.30pm:

HbA1c & Cholesterol Testing

Cost

80 euros all inclusive. Saturday March 7th 2015 from 09.30am – 16.30am

Booking/Inquiries

To book a place on this course, as places are very limited, please contact Helena on 0861739287, email: hfarrell77@gmail.com or fill out the form below

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