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Events

Health-Management Classes

Free Classes for Seniors with Diabetes, Chronic Pain

Take charge of your life by learning how to control your diabetes and/or chronic pain with these free, six-week courses for men and women 60+ years. Both courses will be taught in conjunction with UAMS at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church located at 4823 Woodlawn Ave. in Little Rock.

To RSVP, call 501.978.0510 or email BVillines@PHUMC.com. Space is limited.

Diabetes Management 

Beginning Feb. 27, classes will meet every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. through April 3 in room C236.

Participants will learn:

  • how to lower blood sugar
  • about A1c
  • what to eat
  • hyperglycemia v. hypoglycemia
  • the cause of feet numbness
  • how to deal with neuropathy
  • how to prevent complications

Chronic Pain Management

Beginning Feb. 28, classes will meet every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. through April 4. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 25.

Participants will learn how to:

  • create a pain management plan
  • create strategies for living with chronic pain
  • reduce symptoms
  • improve quality of life