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Diabetes-Friendly Living: A 4-Week Series for Adults

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This event is running from 10 April 2019 until 1 May 2019. It is next occurring on April 24, 2019 1:30 pm


Description:
In this free 4-week program, taught by an Registered Diabetes Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator, learn dietary strategies for everyday better blood sugar control. This interactive, small-group program is a refresher course* for adults diagnosed with diabetes who have already had formal diabetes education.

The program is held in Verdant’s teaching kitchen and covers the following topics:

  • Dietary strategies using real world activities such as: label reading, meal planning, identifying portions, and menu navigation.
  • Tips for shopping, eating out, and special events.
  • How activity can impact blood sugar and practical strategies for using movement to improve your A1C.
  • What your blood sugar checks can tell you and how to identify trends.
  • Personalizing your dietary, activity, and monitoring routine for better control.
  • Self-care and your daily routine – how medications, stress, and sleep can impact blood glucose.

* Please note: This class is not designed for adults newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Those individuals should participate in formal diabetes education with a health professional prior to taking this class.

A support person is welcome to register and attend with the person with diabetes.

This free series takes place on Wednesdays: April 10, 17, 24, and May 1, 2019 (participants should attend all sessions) from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Verdant Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA  98036.

 

Organizers:
Sound Dietitians and the Verdant Health Commission

Cost:
Free

Pre-registration Required?
Yes

For More Information or to Register:
Visit the registration website or call (425) 582-8600.

Event Location:
Verdant Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th St. SW in Lynnwood