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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Spanish Language “Living Well with Diabetes” Classes Start Soon

Deadline to Sign-Up Approaching!

Rice County Public Health, a Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grantee, and HealthFinders Collaborative are teaming up to offer Living Well with Diabetes classes in Spanish. These classes are designed for adults 18 and older with Type 2 Diabetes. Classes will be held in both Faribault and Northfield.

Living Well with Diabetes is a 6 week workshop series designed to increase self-management skills and address specific concerns and goals for people with diabetes. Participants learn techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, including fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, depression, anger, fear and frustration. Other topics include exercise, healthy eating, appropriate use of medication, and working with healthcare providers.

Northfield classes:

Mondays, July 23th through August 27th from 9:00 a.m.  -  11:30 a.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church, located at 712 Linden St, Northfield.

Faribault classes:

Tuesdays, July 24th through August 28th from 5:30 p.m.  -  8:00 p.m. at Jefferson Elementary School, located at 922 Home Place, Faribault.

These classes are FREE and open to the public but pre-registration is required by Friday, July 20.  Please call Maritza Navarro at 507-646-8965 to register, or register online at

¿Estás buscando nuevas formas de manejar mejor tu diabetes? Para preguntas sobre este programa o para registrarse, llame a Maritza Navarro al 507-646-8965. Regístrese hoy en


Josh Ramaker, Rice County Public Health SHIP Coordinator, (507) 332-5911

Sara Coulter, Rice County Public Health Clinic and Community Supervisor, (507) 332-5910

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121

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