A free diabetes self-management course will be offered at the Sedalia Public Library beginning on September 30.

Show-Me Better Health with Diabetes classes will be held every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. from September 30-November 4. The course will be presented by Melissa Cotton and Holly Jay from the University of Missouri Extension. The deadline for preregistration is September 28.

Topics covered by the course will include: foot care, medication management, healthy eating and blood sugar levels, problem solving skills, and effective communication with health care professionals.

To register for the class, contact the Sedalia Public Library by email, or by phone at 660-826-1314.