GRHS offering diabetes classes in June

WEST BURLINGTON ? Great River Health System-Diabetes Education will offer a four-week group diabetes class every month. The next afternoon series will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning June 11. Morning classes will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning June 14.

Group diabetes classes are for people newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required. Class topics include, managing blood sugars, medicines and exercise.

There is a fee for the class, but most insurance companies cover the fee for the class series. A family member or friend is encouraged to attend at no additional cost.