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Tahoe Forest Hospital to offer free chronic disease, diabetes classes

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TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Wellness Neighborhood, a service of Tahoe Forest Health System that encourages residents to "rethink healthy," is hosting a pair of free disease self-management classes this winter and spring.

The evidence-based programs developed by Stanford University School of Medicine will take place by way of two six-week sessions, in which attendees will learn about decision-making, how to become a self-manager, understanding common symptoms, managing your medications and more.

First up is the Chronic Disease Self-Management Class, taking place Wednesdays, Feb. 24 to March 30, from 5-7:30 p.m.

Next is Diabetes Self-Management Class, on Wednesdays, April 20 to May 25 from 5-7:30 p.m.

Charlotte Hoffman, Jackie Griffin and Reyna Sanchez will facilitate the classes, each of which are limited to 15 participants. Call 530-582-3587 to register.

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For each class, participants must attend all six sessions. Meetings will take place at the Wellness Neighborhood Meeting Room, Suite 240, 10956 Donner Pass Road, in Truckee

Charlotte Hoffman, Jackie Griffin and Reyna Sanchez will facilitate the classes, each of which are limited to 15 participants. Call 530-582-3587 to register.