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

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Event Details

This event is running from 26 October 2020 until 16 November 2020. It is next occurring on October 26, 2020 6:00 pm


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

The program 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 routines for better control.
  • Self-care and your daily routine – how medications, stress, and sleep can impact blood glucose.

* Please note: This virtual 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 program takes place on Mondays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 2020 (participants should attend all sessions) from 6-7:30 p.m. in a virtual meeting setting. Join us from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. A Zoom link will be emailed before the session to registered participants*.

* Due to funding restrictions, priority will be given to residents living in South Snohomish County.

 

Organizers:
Sound Dietitians and the Verdant Health Commission

Cost:
Free

Pre-registration Required?
Yes, pre-registration is required and space is limited. In addition, due to funding restrictions, priority will be given to residents living in South Snohomish County.

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

Event Location:
Online using Zoom, a web-based video conferencing platform that is free. This class can be access from a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. We recommend testing your device’s Zoom capabilities by visiting https://zoom.us/test prior to your use of Zoom.