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Great Just for the Health of it Class!

Great Just for the Health of it Class!

Posted April 25, 2012

Attend "Prediabetes/Diabetes: Is it your Destiny," on Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Prediabetes/Diabetes: Is it your destiny?
Wednesday, May 23; 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost:  $10 per person

If the current trend continues, it is estimated that by the year 2050 one out of every third American could have diabetes. Do you know the signs and symptoms of diabetes? Are you at risk for developing diabetes because of metabolic syndrome, family history or ethnicity? What factors lead to this condition and what can be done to prevent or delay the onset and complications? While early intervention is best, controlling your blood sugar is essential for overall health.

The following information will be covered:

  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Testing your blood sugar: how often and interpreting the results
  • Medications available today
  • How the following effects blood glucose:
  1. Food: carbohydrate counting made easy and foods to eat
  2. Exercise
  3. Stress
  4. Illness
  • Complications of diabetes

These classes are offered by a registered nurse, who is certified as a holistic nurse, diabetes educator and instructor for Shapedown?, a family based weight management program for overweight children.  Having obtained a Master’s Degree in Health Science, she supports the educational goals of good health for the community and the objectives of the medical community that the following programs provide.

Pre-registration is a must. Registration is available online.  For further information please call Ellen at 732-390-6782