What does a DEEP Workshop look like?
About the DEEP Workshop
Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is a free program that helps people with diabetes take better care of their health.
DSME teaches participants how to live healthier in a fun, non-threatening community-based
environment. DSME does not conflict with other programs or treatment and participants are referred to their physicians for all medical questions.
Diabetes Self-Management Education
One class = Six sessions, Two hours each, One day a week for six weeks
Subjects covered include:
- Techniques to deal with the symptoms of chronic disease, fatigue, pain, depression and stress
- Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
- Healthy eating
- Appropriate use of medication
- Making action plans
- Working effectively with health care providers
- Problem solving
Apply to become a DEEP Peer Educator