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 AgriLife Extension Service will present “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” at Texas AgriLife Extension office, 1402 Band Road, Room 120 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. This is a five session series featuring: “What Is Diabetes?”/”Nutrition: First Step to Diabetes Management on Tuesday, August 7; “One Diabetes Diet – No Longer the Sole Option”/”Managing Your Blood Glucose” on Tuesday, August 14; “Nutritional Labels”/”Diabetes and Exercise” on Tuesday, August 21; “For Good Measure at Home and Eating Out”/”Diabetes Medicines” on August 28; and “Preventing and Managing Complications” on Tuesday, September 4.
Presenter for the sessions will be Sandra Fry, County Extension Agent-Family and Consumer Sciences.
Interested persons are asked to pre-register by August 10 by contacting Jacque Gerke, FCS Program Coordinator at Texas AgriLife Extension Service – phone 281-342-3034. There is a $15 charge for this program. Participants are requested to attend all five of the sessions and will receive a completion certificate.