No-cost workshop for people with diabetes starts October 3 in Davison

DAVISON, MICH. — (September 4, 2018) — People with diabetes and their loved ones can learn to manage diabetes in a no-cost six-week workshop starting Wednesday, October 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 LaPeer Road, Davison. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is hosting the evidence-based Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health (D-PATH) program weekly from October 3 through November 7. The interactive workshop features certified leaders to help participants engage in a healthier, more enjoyable life.

This program was designed by the developers of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at Stanford University (referred to as the PATH program in Michigan). Diabetes PATH focuses on the following:

  • managing everyday activities with an action plan
  • avoiding diabetes complications
  • monitoring and balancing blood sugar and its importance
  • communicating effectively with loved ones and health care providers
  • managing symptoms and decreasing stress
  • increasing energy and improving overall health

To register, please contact the Davison Area Senior Center at 810-658-1566 or email To find other PATH classes in Michigan, visit or

About NKFM
The mission of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is to prevent kidney disease and improve the quality of life for those living with it. The NKFM is widely known for providing more programs and services to more people than any other region or state. The organization is recognized for its success in sound fiscal management by receiving a 4-star rating, for the last 11 years in a row, from Charity Navigator—the nation’s leading charity evaluator.

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