Howard County General Hospital Offers Free Diabetes Health Education Virtually


Howard County General Hospital will hold Living Well with Diabetes, a six-week virtual class led by an instructor, on Wednesdays, Oct. 28 to Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Mondays, Nov. 2 to Dec. 7, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Participants will learn self-management skills including goal setting and stress management; glucose monitoring; skin and foot care; techniques to cope with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; skills to more effectively communicate with family, friends and health professionals; and appropriate exercise and nutrition for those with diabetes.

Living Well with Diabetes is free, and registration is required. To register or learn more, visit or call 410-740-7601.

About Howard County General Hospital

Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a not-for-profit health care provider with 225 licensed beds located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care.

The hospital has a professional staff of more than 1,100 physicians and allied health professionals, representing nearly 100 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of more than 1,850 individuals and over 330 volunteers.

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