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Dining with Diabetes

January 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Dining with Diabetes

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Dining with Diabetes is a national program designed for adults with type 2 diabetes. The program teaches skills needed to identify and understand important information about managing this disease.

Dining with Diabetes complements and does not replace other diabetes education and management programs. It includes a series of four weekly, 1.5 hour sessions, and a three month follow up session.
Week 1: What is Diabetes?
Week 2: Carbohydrates and Sweeteners
Week 3: Fats and Sodium
Week 4: Vitamins, Minerals, and Fiber

Participants will learn:
 menu planning
 carbohydrate counting
 portion control
 label reading
 healthy fats
 the importance of fiber in managing diabetes

Who should attend?
The Dining with Diabetes program is available to anyone, 18 years or older who:
 Is at-risk for or currently has type 2 diabetes
 Has pre-diabetes
 Is a family member, caregiver or provides support for people with type 2 diabetes
 Wants to learn more about managing and preventing type 2 diabetes

The cost to attend this first time Dining with Diabetes program series is FREE, which includes four sessions, follow up reunion, and the Dining with Diabetes manual with resources and recipes. However, for future program series, attendees may be charged a registration fee.

For more information: lmccoy@umd.edu 301-791-1304

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