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Registration Now Open for Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop to be held in Grand Island

June 12, 2019: People Inc. has joined with the Western New York Integrated Care Collaborative (WNYICC) to present a series of free health and wellness workshops for people looking to manage their health. The classes, known as Choose Healthy Western New York Workshops, span a number of topics and seek to assist people living with diabetes and chronic disease.

The next program in this series is the Diabetes Self-Management Workshop, which includes techniques to help manage the symptoms of diabetes, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance, healthy eating and working more effectively with health care providers. Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops incorporate tips to maintain a full and active lifestyle, skills that enable participants to confront the challenges of living with chronic disease and weekly action planning.

Workshop curriculum was developed and tested by Stanford University and is an evidence-based program. People Inc. staff members have been certified to instruct the courses. Each workshop is six weeks long, meeting once a week for two and a half hours. 

The Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be held on Saturdays, July 27 through August 31, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at People Inc. Marigold Senior Living, 3026 Grand Island Boulevard, Grand Island. It will include a free consultation with a registered dietitian for qualified participants.

To register or more information about this or upcoming workshops, visit or call 716-773-0907.

People Inc., a multispecialty non-profit health and human services agency, provides programs and services to more than 10,000 people with developmental disabilities, special needs, their families and older adults throughout Western New York and the Greater Rochester region. Since 1970, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity. With nearly 4,000 employees, People Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers. To learn more, visit, follow People Inc. on Facebook or Twitter @PeopleIncNews.

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