Thursday, September 12, 2013

“Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes” Class in Barton County During October; Registration Deadline is Sept. 27

Dr. Lydia Kaume, nutrition and health education specialist
Headquartered in Barton County
Tel: (417) 682-3579

LAMAR, Mo. — “Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes,” a 4-class series designed for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, will be held 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., on Thursdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, Nov. 6 and 13, at the Barton County Memorial Hospital Education Room, 29 NW 1st Ln  Lamar.

The program will be facilitated by Dr. Lydia Kaume, a nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

The cost of the program is $30 per person and $50 for a couple.  Contact Barton County Extension by calling (417) 682-3579 for more information and to pre-register by Friday, Sept. 27.  Checks made payable to: Barton County Extension, Mailing address: 801 E. 12th St. Lamar MO, 64759.  Number of participants is limited, so sign up early.

Spouses and other family members of those with diabetes will also benefit from the classes.

“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 many aspects of diabetes self-care with a strong focus on nutrition.

The program also includes hands-on activities including the making of simple recipes and tasting of easy recipes. Participants will also receive copies of all recipes used in class plus information on how to acquire others for home use.

University of Missouri Extension improves people’s lives through relevant, responsive and reliable research-based education from University of Missouri. MU Extension programs are open to all.


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