Yes I Can! Diabetes Self-Management Program
MTSU Center for Health and Human Services supports community groups and organizations offering the Stanford-based diabetes self-management program. Limited supplies and materials are available for those groups who are licensed to provide the program. Please contact Cindy Chafin at 615-898-5493 or 615-847-3081 for details or at email@example.com.
What it is: The Yes I Can! Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Series is a free six-session workshop
that is conducted in two and a half hour sessions in community settings. The program
was developed and tested by Stanford University to help people learn the techniques
and strategies they need for day-to-day management of their disease. The goal of self-management
is to improve quality of life by giving patients the skills to manage their lives
in the face of chronic illness. This program does not conflict with existing treatment
or other education programs.
Who should participate: Yes I Can! is designed to benefit adults diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes
symptoms. Participants are encouraged to attend the series with a loved one or support
What is taught: Workshop topics include healthy eating, sharing/problem solving, action planning, exercise, preventing hypoglycemia, monitoring glucose, stress/depression, medications, preventing complications, communication skills, and sick days.
For more information contact Cindy Chafin at 615-898-5493 or 615-847-3081or firstname.lastname@example.org.