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

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Event Details

This event finished on 01 July 2019


Description:
In this free 4-week program, taught by a Registered Dietitian 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.
  • Strategies 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 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 Mondays: June 10, 17, 24, July 1 (participants should attend all sessions) from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Verdant Community Wellness Center, 4710 196th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036.

 

Organizer:
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 Street SW in Lynnwood