Promoting better health for Durham adults living with type 2 diabetes.

Monthly Diabetes Support Group

Do you have type 2 diabetes and want support in managing it?  Are you recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and want to know where to start?  You're in luck!  Come to a support group every first Tuesday at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room.  All meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Family members and friends are also encouraged to attend.  Topics of discussion include, but are not limited to:  meal-planning, foot care, chronic pain, medications, supplies, stress relievers, blood sugar monitoring, and exercise methods.

The next meeting is:  Tuesday, July 7, 2015

For more information, contact Aubrey Delaney at 919.560.7180 or adelaney@dconc.gov.

 

Sign Up for Durham Diabetes Connection!

Durham Diabetes Connection is a monthly eNewsletter that creates awareness about diabetes prevention and management in Durham County.  Learn about events, tips, recipes, and more!  Click HERE to add yourself to the list.

 

Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Take a quick test here to find out if you are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. This information can help you get the care you need to live a longer, healthier life!

 

Grant Funding Opportunity - Deadline:  July 31, 2015

The Durham Diabetes Coalition (DDC) is proud to announce an opportunity for community mini-grants with awards up to $2,500.00!  

The mission of the DDC is to identify individuals living with type 2 diabetes and provide educaiton and assistance with effectively managing their diabetes, in order to cut down on death and injury related to diabetes.  Organizations applying for this grant must reflect the mission of the DDC and be designed to prevent, guide, or motivate people living with diabetes or at-risk for diabetes to live healthier and prevent the disabling complications or death from diabetes.

For more information about this funding opportunity or a copy of the application, click HERE!

In preparation for the upcoming cycles of mini-grants, pre-application webinars will be offered periodically.  This webinar will provide important information and answer questions about upcoming funding cycles.

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 2PM      https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1146798691266971137

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 1:30PM       https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8552570255268514817

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 6PM   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2512384436383401217

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 9AM     https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9167615069613879809

 

 

Episode 14 of Living Healthy Now Available

Episode 14 of "Living Healthy" features Gurley's Pharmacy, Duke Occupational and Physical Therapy, Durham Farmers' Market, Duke Integrative Medicine, and peripheral neuropathy information.  One resident also shares his story of living with type 2 diabetes.

Watch Episode 14 here!

 

Durham Diabetes Coalition Interest Survey

We want to know what types of information and services that you and your community need. Please take this short survey to let us know what types of diabetes programs and activities interest you. Thank you for your feedback!