Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
August 10, 2012
"Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes" Series
Offered in Springfield During September
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. "Eat Well, Be Well with Diabetes" is a four-class series designed for adults with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. The series will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20 and Sept. 27 at Greene County Extension Center inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo.
The program will be facilitated by Christeena Haynes, nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
The cost of the program is $25. Contact the Greene County Extension by calling (417) 881-8909 for more information and to pre-register by Friday, Aug. 31. The number of participants is limited to 15.
"Spouses and other family members of those with diabetes will also benefit from the classes," said Haynes.
"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 the many aspects of diabetes self-care with a strong focus on nutrition.
The program includes demonstration and tasting of easy recipes as well as hands-on activities to encourage discussion and sharing among all participants. Participants will also receive copies of all recipes used in class plus many more for home use.
Source: Christeena Haynes, (417) 345-7551