Series of free Empower diabetes education classes start Tuesday, April 29, at UT Health Northeast
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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you need reliable and up-to-date information about the latest advances in diabetes care.

iStock_highBloodSugar_NRAt the free Empower Diabetes classes at UT Health Northeast, you’ll find effective ways to cope with this serious disease.

A new series of four free Empower diabetes education sessions begins Tuesday,

April 29, in Hudnall Auditorium on the UT Health campus, 11937 U.S. 271 in Tyler, at the corner of U.S. 271 and State Highway 155.

The goal of the Empower program is to teach you how to manage your diabetes. Each free session is offered from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on consecutive Tuesdays: April 29, May 6, May 13, and May 20.

Sessions cover different topics, including high and low blood sugar, meal planning, glucose monitoring, exercise and diabetes, medications and insulin administration, and foot care.

Pre-registration is recommended and space is limited. For more information or to register, call (903) 877-7569.

 

For more than 60 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UT Health Northeast’s annual operating budget of $138.8 million represents a major economic impact of over $347 million for the Northeast Texas region. Since 2002, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded more than $120 million in research dollars. As the academic health science center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond. UT Health Northeast is also the program sponsor of the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.

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