Vallejo, CA – Touro University California (TUC) Student Run Free Clinic (SRFC) will offer Vallejo’s first comprehensive diabetes education program starting January 6, 2014. These free hour-long courses will cover basic diabetes knowledge and lifestyle changes needed for diabetes management for diabetics and their families. The program will provide demonstrations and personal help with self-care such as glucometer use and foot exams. Diabetes supplies, nutritional and behavioral health aids will also be available to participants.
The course will be held at the Norman C. King Community Center at 545 Magazine Street in Vallejo every Thursday evening starting January 6, 2014 for 7 consecutive weeks. They will be taught by a team of students from Touro University California’s College of Pharmacy, School of Graduate Education and Public Health, and it’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. A licensed clinician will also be present at each session to provide direct, on-site supervision. Late enrollments are accepted.