Diabetes management class to be held in New Braunfels

Diabetes blood testing equipment (Courtesy Peakpx)
Diabetes blood testing equipment (Courtesy Peakpx)

Diabetes blood testing equipment (Courtesy Peakpx)

On March 5, 12 and 19, the Comal County Extension Office and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas are partnering on a free three-session class on managing Type 2 diabetes.

Coping 2 Control will be taught from 9-11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 572 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, and students will learn how to deal with the emotional side effects of diabetes and how to develop positive coping and problem-solving skills.


“A lot of classes focus on the physical aspects of diabetes management,” said Jymann Davis, agent for family and community health with the Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in a press release. “This class will help prepare people with diabetes mentally so they can continue to live a happy, fulfilling life while managing their condition.”

To register, call the extension office at 830-620-3440 by 5 p.m. March 2.
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels. Prior to CI, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China.



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