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Diabetes Management

diabetes Today an estimated 29 million people are living with diabetes in the United States. Thanks to better treatments, people with diabetes are now living longer – and with a better quality of life – than ever before. If you are living with diabetes, it’s important to make choices that keep you and your loved ones healthy.

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 offers a free three-part series and a variety of resources to help.

Free Three-part Diabetes Management Class

Join us for a free three-part series to learn about type 2 diabetes, including the role of diet and exercise, medications, and management. There are several opportunities throughout the year to attend the series. This class is open to everyone, regardless of your diabetes status.

When:

  • January, 11, 18 and 25 from 1 - 2 p.m. (all Fridays)
    (Click HERE to sign up online)
  • April 11, 18, and 25 from 6 - 7 p.m. (all Thursdays)
    (Click HERE to sign up online)
  • July 12, 19 and 26 from 1 - 2 p.m. (all Fridays)
    (Click HERE to sign up online)
  • October 9, 16 and 23 from 6 - 7 p.m. (all Tuesdays)
    (Click HERE to sign up online)

You can also sign up for the class by calling 865-215-5170

Where: Knox County Health Department Community Room, 140 Dameron Ave.

If you have any questions about the diabetes management series, you can submit them HERE.


Diabetic Meal Planner

Click here to check out an easy-to-use meal planner.


Healthline

Healthline gives an overview of type 2 diabetes and is a great starting point for those who want to learn more about the disease. Click here to access Healthline.

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Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, Clinics open at 10:30 a.m.

405 Dante Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-215-5500

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

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