Blood sugar management series begins July 13

(STILLWATER, OKLA. / July 7, 2016) –– The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative is providing a six week series, “Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP).” The classes are intended for anyone affected by diabetes, pre-diabetes, and caregivers of those affected by diabetes.

DEEP takes place at Stillwater Public Library and includes interactive sessions that will teach participants about the effect diabetes has on the body, meal planning, monitoring changes, helpful exercises, family participation and much more.

Each week will focus on a different aspect and provide tips to implement at home. Participants will receive supportive handouts and meet others who have diabetes.

DEEP takes place each Wednesday at 10 a.m., July 13-Aug. 17. The program is free, but registration is required. To sign-up, stop by the library Help Desk or call Maricela at 405-271-6424, or email her at CentralOHAI@ouhsc.edu. 

The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at The University of Oklahoma and is supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

The Stillwater Public Library is located at 1107 S. Duck St. (the corner of Duck and 12th Ave.).  Visit the library online at http://library.stillwater.org or call 405-372-3633 for more information.