New Diabetes Education and Walking Program – Egan’s Creek Park, Fernandina Beach Florida

Diabetes touches almost every part of your life. It’s a serious, lifelong condition, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your health. You can take charge of your health—not only for today but for the coming years.

Take Charge of Your Diabetes, developed by the University of Florida/IFAS, is a four-session series covering the following topics: Keeping Track of Blood Glucose, Carbohydrate Counting, Foot Care, and Diabetes Medication. Each session will conclude with walking a ¼ mile paved walking path.

CDC COVID Guidelines for Outdoor Settings will be followed

  • Social Distancing will be maintained
  • Masks are not required (uncrowded outdoor settings)

Location: Egan’s Creek Park – Pavilion: Atlantic Avenue – Fernandina Beach

Dates: Thursdays – September 23, September 30, October 7, October 14

Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Cost: $20 payable by check or cash

Register: Contact Meg McAlpine (904)530-6359

Space is Limited: Maximum 10 Participants

Extension information and services are available to all individuals regardless of race, color, sex or national origin. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any activity should contact us at (255-7450) within a minimum of 7 days prior to the event so that proper consideration may be given to the request. Hearing impaired persons can access the foregoing telephone number by contacting the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770 (voice) or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).


Posted: September 8, 2021

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Diabetes, Diabetes Education

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