EAST ORANGE, NJ - Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), is partnering with Prospect Park Apartments to provide free diabetes workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program. The EDC program is a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The program offers free self-management workshops that are open to people with Medicare who have diabetes, their family members and caregivers.  

The free diabetes self-management workshops are designed to educate individuals about diabetes and help them learn how to manage it and take control of their health through various tools, behavior modification and coping techniques. Participants will learn about preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, how to deal with stress and difficult emotions, managing medications, effective communication with healthcare providers, and much more.

This free six-week workshop will be offered at Prospect Park Apartments on 545 Park Avenue #1 in East Orange, NJ 07017. Workshops are on Tuesdays, January 9 to February 13, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All attendees must register by the second workshop session. Each participant will receive complimentary literature and resources.

For more information or to register for these free workshops, call Dorothy at (973) 678-7836. Visit www.qualityinsights-qin.org to learn more about the program or read real success stories about EDC graduates who have made positive changes to their lives.