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This is a free 7 -Week program offered on Monday nights 6-8 pm to adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes.

The 2019 seven week course START DATES are: Jan 7, March 11, May 6, July 8, Sept 9, Nov 4

Come discover the keys to a happier and healthier life with diabetes and learn about:

  •  Managing Blood Sugar
  •  Diabetes and Emotions
  •  Exercise
  •  Managing Stress
  •  Medications   
  •  Healthy Eating and Meal Planning
  •  Carbohydrate Counting 
  •  Diabetic Vision Care with physicians from Cape Fear Eye Associates
  •  Dental Care with dental hygienist Judy Klinck
  •  Foot Care with Dr. Dan Laut
  •  Dealing with the Diagnosis

Take Charge of Diabetes classes are held on Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The class lasts for seven weeks. 

Pre-registration is required for this free course and is taught by an RN and a number of local volunteer professionals and physicians.  Call us at 910-483-7534, visit our office at 1422 Bragg Boulevard or sign up through the form below to get enrolled in the next course!  Please ask your provider for a printout of your A1C and bring to class.  This will help you gauge your success!

Dr. Laut, of Cape Fear Podiatry, is a long time supporter of Better Health.  We know that proper foot care and daily foot exams are crucial for those with diabetes.  Dr. Laut provides quarterly free foot exams to Better Health clients and also helps teach Take Charge of Diabetes classes.

Register below for the next Take Charge of Diabetes Course!

Will a support person come along? (Encouraged)
If yes:

Thank You!  Please ask your medical provider for a copy of your most recent A1C to bring to class. This will help you gauge your success!

In this class, we use the Merck Conversation Maps