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DON'T LET DIABETES BREAK YOU DOWN!

A Free Diabetes Management Program For
Men And Their Families
Your Body Requires Maintenance Just Like Your Car

 

The Diabetes Garage℠ Offers a Series of 4 Weekly Workshops

Week 1:
Diabetes Management

  • Features of your Body and Diabetes

  • Starting and Operating your Body and Diabetes

  • Check Your Gauges
    (Signs & Symptoms)


1 Hour Health Assessment
2 Hour Workshop

(5pm-8pm)

Week 2:
Living Well with Diabetes

  • Using All Your Gears--Importance of Physical Activity
     
  • Full Throttle
    (Stress Management)


 
2 Hour Workshop

(6pm-8pm)

Week 3:
Maintenance and Prevention

  • Tools to Keep your Battery Charged
    (Medication Use)
  • Catastrophic Failure
    (Diabetes Complications)

  • Tune ups/inspections
    (Visiting your doctor)


 
2 Hour Workshop

(6pm-8pm)

Week 4:
Eating Well with Diabetes

  • High-Performance Fuel (Nutrition)

  • Graduation
    Lunch or Dinner
    (Family & Friends Invited)


1 Hour Health Assessment
2 Hour Workshop

(5pm-8:30pm)

 


Harlingen (Central Standard Time)

July 2021 (Spanish) 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Thursdays July 8th, 15, 22nd, 29th


San Antonio (Central Standard Time)

July 2021 (English) 6:30 – 8:30pm
Wednesdays July 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th


El Paso (Mountain Standard Time)

August 2021 (English) 6-8pm
Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th 24th

Oct/Nov (Spanish) 6-8pm
Tuesdays Oct 19th, 26th, Nov 2nd, 9th

February 2022 (English) 6 – 8pm
Tuesdays 1, 8th, 15th, 22nd

May 2022 (Spanish) 6 – 8pm
Tuesdays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th


For Location of Each Workshop:

Call: 915-747-8377
Email: diabetesgarage@utep.edu 

WHAT IS THE DIABETES GARAGE?

  • Four, 2-hour, weekly workshops that use auto maintenance comparisons to better explain diabetes management to men.

  • When diagnosed with diabetes, most people seek help and are given a lot of information about how to manage the disease.

  • Workshops help men organize information in a way that fits their daily lives.

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention states, "People with diabetes are living longer, healthier lives with fewer complications. What's the driving force? Greater awareness and better management of risk factors."

  • "OPEN GARAGE" sessions where men can ask a diabetes educator about diabetes management.


 

  

         Receive a FREE diabetes care toolbox
         when completing our workshops.

         *Disclaimer: Toolbox contents may vary.


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CHECK YOUR HEALTH AND GAUGES DAILY



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HOW TO READ YOUR GAUGES



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BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS:

  • Fasting: 80-130mg/dl
  • 2 hours after meals: Less than 180 mg/dl.
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MILEAGE:

  • Recommended goal: 10,000 steps a day (five miles).
 

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STRESS:

  • Stress adds wear and tear to the body.
  • Keep stress to a minimum.
  •                     Identify stressors.
  •                         Find positive and healthy ways to cope.
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FUEL:

  • Three balanced meals per day at four-to-five hour intervals.
  •                     Six to eight glasses of water a day.
 

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MEDICINE CHARGE:

  • Know when and how to take medications.
  • Take medication as directed.
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BLOOD PRESSURE:

  • Healthy blood pressure: at or below 120/80.
  • High blood pressure: 130/80 or higher 
 



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Download Our Informational Pamphlets and Watch Our Videos


Diabetes & Eye Disease
Diabetes & Sex
World Diabetes Day: A1C Levels and The Diabetes Garage


For more information, please call 915-747-8377 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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