As part of our DOHC (Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension & Cardiac Disease) Prevention program, each health department will be offering monthly educational and support sessions/classes. They will review the high blood sugar problem (pre-diabetes/diabetes) and the use of a low-carb diet to reduce those risks (as well as hypertension, obesity and other chronic conditions). Repeat attendance is encouraged, as a means to support each other and offer insight to new people.
Looking for the slides or videos mentioned in class or presentation? Visit the Diabetes and Obesity Page.
A general schedule is below – be sure to visit our Facebook pages or call the health department to confirm a class will be held (in the case of holiday closing or other scheduling issues).
GENERAL CLASS SCHEDULE
Presentations start at 5:30pm (unless otherwise stated in the Facebook post or flier) and last about an hour.
|COUNTY||DATE (General)||CONTACT FOR MORE INFO|
|Clarke||1st Tuesday of the month||706-389-6899|
|Walton – Monroe||1st Monday of the month||770-207-4125|
|Walton – Loganville||3rd Thursday of the month (starting May 2019)||770-466-1789|
|Barrow||2nd Monday of the month||770-307-3011|
|Jackson – Commerce||3rd Monday of the month||706-335-3895|
|Madison||4th Monday of the month||706-795-2131|
|Elbert||3rd Monday of the month||706-283-3775|
|Greene||1st Wednesday of the month||706-453-7561|
|Morgan||2nd Tuesday of the month||706-752-1266|
|Oconee||3rd Tuesday of the month||706-769-3983|
|Oglethorpe||4th Thursday of the month||706-743-8181|
We also have set up a Facebook support groups for those wishing to join and ask questions/get help:
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