Being diagnosed with diabetes is a life-changing event. Managing the disease can be time consuming and overwhelming. That's why the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) offers a free five-part series and a variety of resources to help
For more information about any of diabetes classes or resources, please call 865-215-5170.
Free Five-part Series
Join us for a free five-part series about how proper diet, medication, and exercise can keep you healthier and help you feel better.
When: The winter classes are February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 5 at noon.
Where: Knox County Health Department auditorium, 140 Dameron Ave.
Please call 865-215-5170 to register.
Interactive Diabetes Management classes
KCHD is pleased to bring diabetes management classes to your group, church, business or organization. Our trained dietitians use an interactive diabetes management tool called Diabetes Conversation Maps to help patients manage the disease as well as learn from each other. Designed for small groups of 8-15 participants, the sessions are offered at no charge. For more information or to bring the class to your group, please call 865-215-5170.
Diabetic Meal Planner
Click here to check out an easy-to-use meal planner.
Healthline is a comprehensive overview of Type 2 Diabetes and is a critical starting point for those who wish to learn more about the disease. Click here to access Healthline.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions
An effective self-management education series for people with chronic health problems like arthritis, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Weekly workshops take place over the course of six weeks and are for 2 1/2 hours each. More.