CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program is providing several opportunities around the state for people with Medicare to participate in free diabetes education classes.
The free classes, part of a program led by the West Virginia Medical Institute, are open to people with Medicare who have diabetes, their families and caregivers. Nurses, community health workers and volunteers trained by WVMI will cover topics that include managing every aspect of diabetes, from nutrition to exercise to important tests and exams.
Upcoming classes include:
Westmoreland Nutrition Center, 3609 Hughes St., Huntington, 12:30 to 2 p.m., today and June 18.
Plateau Medical Center, 403 Main St., Oak Hill, 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and June 19; and from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 3, 10, 17 and 24.
Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Annex 1, behind the hospital, 202 Maplewood Ave., Ronceverte, 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday<co June 13>.
Logan Regional Medical Center, education building, 20 Hospital Drive, Logan, 3 p.m., every Thursday.
Wet Virginia Manor/Mercer Manor, 415 Federal St., Bluefield, 1 to 2:30 p.m., June 17 and 24.
Princeton Community Hospital, 122 Twelfth St., Princeton, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 19 and 20.
Greater Bluefield Community Center, 703 College Ave., Bluefield, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18 and 25.