Classes and Events

Bates County Memorial Hospital offers the following classes and events.  Be sure to check out our Event Calendar, at left, for a full listing of the classes and events being offered by BCMH.

DEEP – Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

eventsBates County Memorial Hospital also offers the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP), taught by Candy Williams, R.N. This event is offered free for individuals with diabetes, pre-diabetes and those who care for someone with diabetes. The workshop focuses on empowering people to take charge of this condition, avoid complications and improve self-management skills.
The DEEP program lasts six weeks from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Education Center. Topics include Understanding the Human Body, Risk Factors, Monitoring Your Body, Physical Activity, Health Management through Meal Planning, Complications of Diabetes, Medication Information and Mobilizing Family and Friends. Healthy snacks and drinks are provided.  To register, call 660-200-7007.

 For more information see the Spring 2016 Edition of our Vital Signs Newsletter