The Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program is providing opportunities around the state for people with Medicare to participate in free diabetes educations classes.

The free classes, part of a program led by the West Virginia medical Institute (WVMI) are upen to people with Medicare who have diabetes, their families and caregivers. Nurses, community health workers and volunteers trained by WVMI will cover topics that include managing every aspect of diabetes, from nutrition to exercise to important tests and exams.

Classes include interactive demonstrations such as a “build your plate” visualization of fat, sugar and salt content for a meal; props to demonstrate healthy versus diseased kidney filtration; games and storytelling. For a fun and engaging learning experience, please join us for a class.

Clay County classes will be held at the Clay County Senior Nutritiojn Center, Route 4, Clay, WV on March 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The facility contact is Sue Ann Proctor at 304-587-7094. To register call 1-855-452-6328.