Registration Deadline: Monday, March 20, 2017
Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families that will increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices.
Mar. 22, 2017 (11:00 AM - 1:30 PM); Mar. 29; Apr. 5 & 12, 2017 (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Follow-Up: June 21, 2017 (11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Gateway Senior Housing330 Nazer St.Waynesburg, PA 15370
Trained Extension Educators, in consultation with registered dietitians and diabetes educators, will lead discussions addressing:
Classes are offered for four or five sessions, with a follow-up class. Each class offers food demonstrations and tasting, physical activity and ideas to take home, and discussions regarding important information to help you manage your diabetes. Lab tests will be offered to measure HbA1c. In addition to class handouts and test results, participants also receive the following resources: exercise DVD, Joslin Diabetes Center educational materials, complete collection of Dining with Diabetes recipes, and Plate Method placemat.
Scholarships and financial aid funds are available to a qualified number of participants. Please click on the Cost tab above for detailed cost of participation in this program.
If you have been told that you have Type 2 diabetes, you will want to attend this class!
This program is partially funded by USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture Rural Health and Safety Grant, 2015-08116.
Approved by AoA as an Evidence-Based program at the intermediate level criteria
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