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Medications and Food Labels – Whyalla

Medications and Food Labels – Whyalla
Diabetes SA and Country SA Primary Health Network  would like to invite you to attend this session that has been designed especially for people living with diabetes in the regional areas of South Australia.

A learning and activities-based session to empower people living with diabetes.

This session combines information and activities developed to provide people living with diabetes an understanding of how to improve their self-care. Take the steps for staying healthy with diabetes through attending this session.

Topics

Diabetes medications

  • Your health needs
  • Medication types
  • How medications work

Food labels and portions

  • Understanding food labels
  • Carbohydrate amounts
  • Choosing your portions

Background

Managing your diabetes is very important for your long-term good health. Problems with diabetes can be prevented or delayed with better understanding and positive choices. We will focus on diabetes medications and caring for your health through better understanding. Develop your knowledge of foods, healthy choices and food labels to improve your ability to manage your diabetes.

Session outcomes

At the end of the session participants will have gained:

  • Further knowledge and skills to support diabetes self-care
  • An ability to identify requirements to improve health
  • Better understanding of medications to support living with diabetes
  • Knowledge and skills about food labels and carbohydrate foods
  • An awareness of the importance of gaining support

Who should attend

  • People living with diabetes
  • Support people of those with diabetes
  • Local health professionals

An opportunity to connect with your local health professionals during the session.

Join the session and plan for your future health!

Event details

  • Date: Wednesday 11 December 2019 
  • Time: 1pm – 3.30pm (2-hour session with 30 mins mid break)
  • Venue: Westland Hotel Motel, Palms Function Centre, Palms Function Centre, 100 McDouall Stuart Avenue, Whyalla Norrie, SA 5608
  • Cost: There is no cost to attend this event. A light morning tea, afternoon tea or supper will be provided and some time for networking.

Bookings

Booking is essential, for catering purposes.

 

When
12/11/2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where
Westland Hotel Motel Palms Function Centre 100 McDouall Stuart Avenue Whyalla Norrie SA 5608

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