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Diabetes workshop in Bridgeport

September 18, 2018

Optimus Healthcare will host two six-week Live Well Diabetes Workshop series — one in Spanish, one in English. The Spanish workshop is taking place at the Optimus branch at 982 East Main St., Bridgeport, on Wednesdays beginning Sept. 26.

The English workshop is taking place at the Optimus office at 64 Black Rock Ave. on Thursdays, beginning Sept. 27.

Registration for both workshops is ongoing through 203-696-3260 ext. 2965.

Participants will learn ways to manage blood sugar, communicate better with their healthcare teams, care for their feet, manage sick days, fight fatigue, set goals, make healthy choices and more.

Live Well Diabetes is an interactive workshop that will help improve self-confidence in managing diabetes and allow participants to share experiences and help each other solve problems. Participants meet once a week for 6 weeks and are lent a copy of “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions,” and a relaxation CD.

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