Diabetes Month


Prediabetes & Diabetes Resources in the Community 2018

Diabetes Self Management Education Classes: Individual assessment and consultation available as well as comprehensive Education Class Series for adults, offered at both OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby locations. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance accepted. Financial assistance available. Physician referral required.

Call 419-520-2550 for program information, registration and class schedules.     

OhioHealth Adult Diabetes Support Group: Meetings are scheduled for February 27th, May 22nd, August 28th, and November 27th at 6:45pm in the Community Education Room, OhioHealth Mansfield Medical Office Building (4th floor) 335 Glessner Ave.  Call 419-526-8923 for information.

Free Supermarket Tours, with OhioHealth Registered Dietitian. Provided monthly at Ashland Rd. Kroger & Ontario Walmart. Tours cover reading nutrition labels, understanding health claims on packaging, & discovering ways to make healthier food choices. Nutrition resources will be provided. FREE. Pre-registration required. Call 419-520-2550 to register.

  • November 7th – 10am-12pm Ontario Walmart

Richland Public Health: Community Health Screenings including free blood sugar screening and health assessment. Provided at various locations and dates/times throughout Richland County.

Call 419-774-4540 or check website www.richlandhealth.org for screening schedule.

 Area Agency on Aging, Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP): 6-week workshop about

self-management of diabetes. Interactive workshop that provides tools to help manage diabetes.

To register call Megan at 419-522-5612 ext.1054

Area Agency on Aging, Healthy U Program: Interactive 6-week workshop proven to help people with ongoing medical conditions manage symptoms and live healthier, happier lives.

For more information call Megan at 419-522-5612 ext.1054

OhioHealth and Mansfield YMCA Diabetes Prevention Programs: One year program to help individuals create and sustain lifestyle changes to help prevent diabetes. Must have prediabetes, cannot be diabetic. Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

For OhioHealth call 567-241-7199. For Mansfield YMCA call 419-522-3511 and ask for James

First Call 2-1-1: An information and referral service that exists to direct those in need to assistance in the community. Can be reached by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (2-1-1 or 419-522-4636) or in person Monday – Friday 9am-4pm at 36 W. Third Street Mansfield, OH 44902 (Just across the street from the Main Library Building)

Diabetes Camp Program Scholarships available for children and teens with Type 1 Diabetes:  Contact OhioHealth Mansfield/Shelby Diabetes Education @ 419-520-2550 for scholarship details.  Residential Camp and Day Camps available.  Visit: www.diabetesohio.org  for more information regarding specific camp programs and registration details and requirements

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-Ed): a free nutrition education and obesity prevention program serving low-income adults and youth. For more information contact Judy Villard-Overocker at 419-747-8755 or villard.1@osu.edu


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