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LCHD Be Well Lake County Diabetes Program

Community:

Lake County

Focus Areas:

  • Food Access
  • Nutrition / Food / Gardening Education

Organization Mission:

Promoting the health and well being of all who live, work and play in Lake County.

Description:

The Be Well Lake County Diabetes program is a dynamic, patient centered intervention, designed to address the challenges to diabetes management. The Be Well program’s target population is the underserved throughout Lake County’s communities. The program provides integrated medical and dietitian visits, access to certified diabetes educators, group diabetes self-management classes, and community garden activities. The community garden is an opportunity for education, experience, and empowerment for patients to control and prevent diabetes.

Social Media:

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Website:

www.lakecountyil.gov