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by Martha Mitchell Funnell, MS, RN, CDE

STANFORD SELF-MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs
(650) 723-7935
Stanford Diabetes Self-Management workshops are given 2 1/2 hours once a week for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries, and hospitals. People with Type 2 diabetes attend the program in groups of 12–16. Workshops are facilitated from a highly detailed manual by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are peer leaders with diabetes themselves. Stanford also offers training to become a peer leader. Online workshops are also available; interested persons should contact Jay Greenberg at jay.greenberg@ncoa.org for more information about online programs.

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