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Copiah County Medical Center Hosts Informative and Free Diabetes Education Classes this Spring

Hazlehurst, Mississippi - Copiah County Medical Center invites anyone who would like to know more about diabetes, especially those living with diabetes, to attend Diabetes and Me - a series of informative and free diabetes education classes where participants will learn how to manage diabetes and be healthy.

Diabetes education helps people lower their blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. Classes are taught by diabetes educators, and experienced health care professionals who specialize in helping people with diabetes. Classes will be held the first Friday of each month through June 2020.

Spring 2020 classes will take place the first Friday of each month at in the conference room at Copiah County Medical Center, located at 27190 Highway 28, Hazlehurst, Mississippi. Spring 2020 classes will be held:

Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

Diabetes is among the top 10 causes of death in the nation. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes and pre-diabetes affect more than 110 million Americans. Diabetes can cause several serious complications. Type 2 diabetes, the most common form, is largely preventable through diet and exercise.

Topics covered include healthy eating and exercise, high and low blood sugars, managing your medications, how to avoid health complications, and talking with your healthcare team. Space is limited, so register today by calling (601) 574-7000.