1 min read
diabetes care

Every year an estimated 31,000 people in Alabama are diagnosed with diabetes. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering a Train the Trainer event, in which community leaders will have an opportunity to learn about diabetes. There is a $100 fee to attend the workshop.

The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) certification program is a workshop that trains community leaders on the basic skills and knowledge necessary to become effective educators in diabetes. The program uses interactive group activities and adult education methodologies.

Topics Covered

  • What is diabetes?
  • Understanding the human body and diabetes
  • Monitoring the body
  • Nutrition
  • Diabetes and exercise
  • Prevention of diabetes complications
  • Medication
  • Coping with diabetes
  • Communicating with health care professionals

 

Register Online

Session Locations

Community leaders attend a 20-hour workshop and are eligible for certification as peer educators. Join the fight against diabetes!

Did you find this helpful?