Free diabetes self-management workshop

A free six-week diabetes self management workshop is being offered at Griffin Hospital starting Nov. 12.

Part of the Live Well Chronic Disease Management program, the workshops will be held on Wednesdays from 2-4:30 p.m., Nov. 12-Dec. 17 at The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Division Street, Derby. The program is sponsored by the Connecticut State Department on Aging, Connecticut Department of Public Health and Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nursing.

The workshop will focus on several topics for those with diabetes, including what to eat, foot care, low and high blood sugar, sick day guidelines, tips for dealing with stress and how to set small and achievable goals.

To register or for more information, contact Mary Swansiger at or 203-732-1137.