Thursday, September 27, 2012

“Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Class in Stone County Starting Oct. 26

“Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes,” a four-class series designed for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, will be held 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., on Fridays, Oct. 26 to Nov. 16 at the Branson West City Hall, 110 Silver Lady Ln, in Branson West, Mo.

The program will be facilitated by Christeena Haynes, nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

The cost of the program is $35 per person. Contact Stone County Extension at (417) 357-6812 for more information and to pre-register before Tuesday Oct. 23. Number of participants is limited, so sign up early. Checks made payable to Stone County Extension can be mailed to P.O. Box 345, Galena MO 65656-0345.

“Spouses and other family members of those with diabetes will also benefit from the classes,” said Haynes. “The program includes demonstration and tasting of easy recipes as well as hands-on activities. You will receive copies of all recipes used in class plus many more for home use.”

“Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes” provides participants with practical information and skills needed to self-manage diabetes and promote optimal health. The series teaches the many aspects of diabetes self-care with a strong focus on nutrition.


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