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follow-up classes programs

We know it’s stressful and difficult to live with a condition that demands constant attention. After you have attended a Diabetes Self-Management class, the following are available to you:

  • Healthy eating resources* - how to eat healthy when you're on the go and busy
  • Cooking demonstrations* - learn how to cook healthier, such as using less sodium and additives while also learning different recipes
  • Grocery tours & food label reading* - learn what food labels mean and how specific foods affect your diabetes; you will learn about food alternatives
  • Restaurant visits* - healthy menu choices and portion control are the most important parts of eating out; this also serves as a social event
  • Exercise classes (requires physician approval to participate) - an exercise specialist will work with each person and help set up specific routines

* These classes do not require a physician referral and are free of charge. You can attend as many as you would like.

For more information, please contact our Nutrition and Diabetes Education Center at 404.501.1790.

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Emory Decatur Hospital
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

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2801 DeKalb Medical Parkway
Lithonia, GA 30058



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