Adults with diabetes, their family members and friends are invited to attend a free Aging Partners workshop series from 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 5 through March 12. The six-week Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will be held at Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Dr.

The workshop is free, but a suggested contribution of $4 per class is appreciated. Preregistration is required by calling 402-441-7575; class size is limited. The following topics will be discussed:

• Determining what to eat and when to exercise;

• Monitoring blood sugar;

• Caring for feet;

• Communicating with family and health care providers;

• Managing low and high blood sugar;

• Dealing with stress and learning relaxation techniques;

• Setting small and achievable goals;

• Increasing self-confidence;

• Feeling better and taking charge.

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Mark Schwaninger is L magazine and Neighborhood Extra editor.

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