Get Healthy, Live Well

Healthy Living Classes

We're here to help you on your journey to better health. Our Healthy Living classes and workshops focus on chronic disease management, prevention and wellness.

Chronic Disease Management Classes

Diabetes 101 – Led by a certified diabetes educator and a registered and licensed dietitian, this free two-hour session provides an introduction to type 2 diabetes, including prevention, risks and management strategies. Go beyond the exam room to gain the insight and understanding you need to control insulin levels and reduce the risk of life-threatening complications.

Living Well With Diabetes – Our free Living Well with Diabetes workshop, developed by researchers at Stanford University, is open to anyone with a clinical diagnosis of diabetes. Over six sessions, you will develop weekly action plans as you learn medication management, symptom control and tips to live a full and active life. 

Carb Counting– This free class empowers you to take control of your blood sugar by understanding how carbohydrates affect your body, how to identify and avoid carb-rich foods, what foods can lower blood sugar and more.

Living Well Workshop - Our free Living Well Workshop through Stanford University is for those living with ongoing symptoms of chronic disease, such as fatigue, pain, tense muscles or shortness of breath. The six-session Living Well Workshop will help you manage any chronic disease, including arthritis, cancer, depression, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and more. Family members and informal caregivers are also encouraged to attend classes.

Prevention and Wellness Classes

Diabetes Prevention Program– The Diabetes Prevention Program, designed by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is a series of free classes that can help you make lasting changes to fight the key risk factors of developing diabetes. The program combines coaching from a certified lifestyle educator, proven learning materials and small-group support to set you on the path to better health.

Mindfulness Meditation – During the Mindfulness Meditation class, you will learn to bring your body, mind and heart into harmony. Each class will focus on different techniques to help develop or deepen your meditation practice. The cost of the six-week class is $35.

Tai Chi for Health – We are offering training in this ancient Chinese martial art to adults in the community. Based on Sun and Yang style of tai chi, classes combine deep breathing and relaxation with slow, gentle movements.

Prenatal Yoga – Prepare your body – and your mind – for labor and delivery. Whether you're a yoga novice or already have our own monogrammed yoga mat, our Prenatal Yoga has something to offer you. The class will help strengthen and tone the muscles needed for pregnancy, birth and postpartum fitness. The cost of the six-week class is $35.

Baby and Me Yoga – Work out, bond with your baby and relax at the same time. Baby and Me Yoga provides you with fun and and stress-free yoga time with your baby. The cost of the six-week class is $35. 

Freshstart – Want to quit tobacco? We offer free Freshstart tobacco cessation classes through the American Cancer Society. This is your opportunity to kick the tobacco habit for good with the support you need.

Get Healthy Kids – Get Healthy Kids is a free, healthy-lifestyle program for children ages 8 to 16 and their parents or guardians. The program is led by Get Healthy, Live Well staff and trained volunteers. It consists of six weekly, 90-minute session for the entire family. Each session includes a nutrition lesson, physical activity, goal setting and a support session for parents.

Move It Mondays – In partnership with the West Georgia Track Club in Carrollton, Tanner offers an eight-week program designed to turn walkers into joggers. In a group setting, participants learn skills and strategies to help them gradually pick up the pace, so they can graduate from walker to jogger to 5K aficionado. For more information, email

View our events calendar for more upcoming classes and events. Note that space is limited, and registration is required. To enroll in an upcoming class, please register online or call 770-214-CARE (2273)

If you are a physician who would like to refer a patient for diabetes education, contact Tanner at 770-812-5954 or download a referral form.


Dietitian Services

With registered dietitians on staff, Get Healthy, Live Well is able to offer one-on-one nutrition education to patients needing help controlling their weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or diabetes.



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Carb Counting - Webinar
Carb Counting - Webinar

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Diabetes 101 - Online Webinar
Diabetes 101 - Online Webinar

Monday, October 17, 2022


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