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Red Deer Primary Care’s Diabetes Discussion Drop In Dates for March and April

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NOTE THESE ARE ALL CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Diabetes Discussion Drop In

2 hours weekly; 8 sessions in total

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had type 2 diabetes for years, this is for you.

You choose which classes you want to attend.

  • Learn how to successfully manage this health condition. Each class will have an information and skill-building component.
  • You will also have an opportunity to join in the discussions, share your experiences and successes, and get your questions answered.

Tuesday March 10, 2020           9:00 – 11:00am

Nutrition: Popular diets, meal planning, snacks and sweeteners

Tuesday March 17, 2020           9:00 – 11:00am

Nutrition: Carbohydrate counting, fibre and glycemic index

Tuesday March 24, 2020           9:00 – 11:00am

Nutrition: Heart healthy eating, alcohol and label reading

Tuesday March 31, 2020           9:00 – 11:00am

Exercise: motivation, mobility, pain issues and fitting it in

Tuesday April 7, 2020   9:00 – 11:00am

Lab results and targets, low blood sugar and treatment

Tuesday April 14, 2020 9:00 – 11:00am

Preventing complications and Financial concerns

Tuesday April 21, 2020 9:00 – 11:00am

Psychological care, footcare and glucose monitoring

Tuesday April 28, 2020 9:00 – 11:00am

Medications, alternative supplements and illness

FREE     No Registration Required

These drop-ins are held at the Red Deer Primary Care Network, 5120 47 Street Red Deer. Call the PCN Office for more information at 403.343.9100. Click below to visit the Red Deer Primary Care Website.

 

A life changer – a student’s story

 

Red Deer Primary Care Network (RDPCN) is a partnership between Family Doctors and Alberta Health Services. Health professionals such as psychologists, social workers, nurses and pharmacists work in clinics alongside family doctors. In addition, programs and groups are offered at the RDPCN central location. This improves access to care, health promotion, chronic disease management and coordination of care. RDPCN is proud of the patient care offered, the effective programs it has designed and the work it does with partners in health care and the community. www.reddeerpcn.com

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The Grand Opening is TODAY!

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A Day Filled With Hope – Years in the Making!
For years the CACAC has been walking hand-in-hand with many different partners, community members, donors, policy makers, and leaders in research and advocacy towards this moment.The Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence now stands in the heart of Central Alberta, the first Centre of its kind in North America, creating space for different strategic partners to operate alongside one another in the best interest of children, youths, and families who have experienced any form of abuse.

Now, during this momentous chapter in our history, we invite you to join us for the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence. 

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence today!

Today’s events are family friendly, and there’s something for everyone!

From Noon to 5:00PM the public is welcome to come and see everything the building has to offer at the SKCOE Open House! Staff from every organization from within the SKCOE will be there to answer questions. This is a great opportunity to learn about why this Centre is so important for Central Alberta.

Beginning at 7:00PM, the public is also invited to the formal program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, which is the building immediately North West of us across the parking lot. The formal program will have many messages and presentations from dignitaries, and you can pick up our Champions of Courage pin, which was minted for the Grand Opening only! Following the program there is a ribbon cutting ceremony.

There is a lot to celebrate, so come out and say hi!

When: Thursday, May 16

Where: Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Open House

7:00 PM – Formal Program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to follow.

How to get to the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence

Please note that there will also be parking available at the lot directly North of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Detailed RDP Parking Map

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