Dining with Diabetes, a Penn State Extension program for adults with diabetes and their families, is coming to Bloomsburg this August. Registered Dietitian Lynn James will lead discussions with hands on food preparation and addressing:
• Important numbers you need to know
• Planning healthy meals for your lifestyle
• Fiber, carbohydrates, fats, sweeteners and practical uses
• Healthy food preparation your family will enjoy
• Physical activity for all abilities
Classes are offered weekly for four weeks, with a three-month follow-up class. Lab tests will be offered to measure HbA1c. In addition to class handouts and test results, participants also receive the following resources: exercise DVD, resistance band for exercising, Joslin Diabetes Center educational materials, complete collection of Dining with Diabetes recipes, and Plate Method placemat.
Dates: Wednesdays, August 29, September 5, 12, 19 2012. Follow-up class is November 28.
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: The Moose Exchange, 203 W. Main Street, Bloomsburg
To Register: http://extension.psu.edu/healthy-lifestyles/diabetes or call toll free at 1-800-851-9710.
Registration deadline is August 22.
Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided or the program, please contact Lynn James at 570-988-3950 or 1-800-851-9710 in advance of your participation or visit.