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Diabetes classes

We have a variety of classes on diabetes management to meet your needs. Call (859) 288-2446 for details, next class offering dates and/or to pre-register. 

Healthy Living with Diabetes

Managing diabetes can feel overwhelming. Join us to find out the details of dealing with diabetes every day. This free, three-part series covers new topics each week. Various areas covered include:

  • daily diabetes monitoring

  • healthy eating

  • physical activity

  • medication management

Diabetes Basics, Parts 1 & 2

This free two part series covers managing diabetes, foods to eat, how to check blood sugar and ways to keep healthy. Part 2 explains food choices and diabetes in more detail, carbohydrate counting, dining out and more. 

Survival Skills for Diabetes

This is a three-hour class covering basic stops to manage your diabetes. Dealing with diabetes is an everyday job and YOU are in charge! These survival skills will help you take care of yourself and begin small steps to control your diabetes until you can attend a comprehensive self-management class (like our Living Well series). A healthy snack and exercise break will be included in the group class.

Pre-Diabetes

What's the fuss about? About 233,000 Kentuckians have been diagnosed with Pre-diabetes. Are you one? Join us for this free 90-minute class to learn how healthy lifestyle changes can prevent/delay Type 2 diabetes.

Myths and Facts on Diabetes

There are many myths about diabetes. Come join us for a free class to find the true facts of managing diabetes. This 60-minutes class will help stop the misconceptions about diabetes.


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Change in services: Effective May 20, 2014, we are able to provide childhood vaccinations (must live in Fayette County, be 18 years or younger and be uninsured or underinsured). Limited appointments are available daily Monday-Friday, and appointments can be made up to a week in advance by calling the Public Health Clinic at (859) 288-2483.

Our Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike is no longer able to see patients for the following programs: adult immunizations/physicals and breast/cervical cancer.

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