Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes education series offered

Diabetes is a chronic disease that is rapidly increasing and affects approximately 6.8% of the Fort Bend County population – whether diagnosed or unknown.  “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” (DWBW) is an educational series that teaches nutrition and self-care information to improve the lifestyle of the person with diabetes.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office, 1402 Band Road,Room 120 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

This is a five session series featuring: “What Is Diabetes?”/”Nutrition: First Step to Diabetes Management on Monday, March 4; “One Diabetes Diet – No Longer the Sole Option”/”Managing Your Blood Glucose” on Monday, March 11; “Nutritional Labels”/”Diabetes and Exercise” on Monday, March 18; “For Good Measure at Home and Eating Out”/”Diabetes Medicines” on Monday, March 25; and “Preventing and Managing Complications” on Monday, April 1.

Presenters for the sessions will be Sandra Fry, County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences and Dianne Gertson, County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences.

nterested persons are asked to pre-register by Wednesday, February 27  by contacting Jacque Gerke, Program Coordinator, FCS  at Texas AgriLife Extension Service – phone 281-342-3034.  There is a $15 registration fee for this program.  Participants are requested to attend all five of the sessions and will receive a completion certificate.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services are required to contact Texas AgriLife Extension Service  at 281.342.3034 five working days prior to the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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