Diabetes is a growing issue in American that is affecting more and more people every day. Living as a diabetic can be challenging and confusing. Trying to figure out what you can and cannot eat can present a challenge when you are not sure of the true facts regarding diabetes. So to help educate the community of Shelby County, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Nacogdoches Medical Center will present Do Well Be Well classes to educate the citizens on diabetes.
This will be an 8 week course presented each Friday at the Senior Nutrition Site, 124 Haley Street in Center, Texas. The classes will begin on Friday, February 26, 2016 and run through April 22, 2016 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. The cost of the classes is a one-time registration fee of $20. Topics will include caring for a loved one with diabetes, self-care, understanding medications, controlling blood glucose, and eating the right number of carbohydrates. Nacogdoches Medical Center will provide medical professionals to answer your diabetes questions, a free health screening will be offered, Walk Across Texas fitness activities are scheduled, nutrition and cooking demonstrations will be conducted, and drawings for various door prizes will take place.
For more information or to register for the classes, contact the Shelby County Extension office at 936-598-7744 or email Jheri-Lynn McSwain, CEA-FCS at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration to participate in these informative classes is due by Wednesday, February 24, 2016.