Free Diabetes Programs Offered in Monmouth County
Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc., is partnering with various community organizations to provide free diabetes education throughout Monmouth County. The program is funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and it offers free self-management workshops that are open to people with Medicare who have diabetes, their family members and caregivers.
“The workshop has made me confront everything and I feel so much better, and so much more in control,” Marlene, a previous workshop graduate with Type 2 diabetes, said.
The free diabetes self-management workshops take place once a week for six weeks and are designed to educate individuals about diabetes and help them learn how to manage it through various tools and techniques. Participants learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, how to deal with stress and difficult emotions, managing medications and much more. Previous graduates of the program have lost weight, lowered blood sugar levels, improved eating habits, and bonded with others in their community going through similar experiences.
- Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library on 165 Main Street in Matawan, NJ 07747
Wednesdays, November 7 to December 19 (skipping November 21)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To register, call the Library at (732) 583-9100.
Participants will receive complimentary literature and resources.
Visit www.qualityinsights-qin.org to learn more about Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, or to read real success stories about people with diabetes in New Jersey who completed this program and experienced positive results.