Dining with Diabetes Classes Start January 25

Are you one of the 88 million people aged 18 or older that has pre-diabetes? Have you been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have had it for a while and have forgotten how to manage it? Are you not sure exactly what you should eat? Dining with Diabetes is a program that helps adults at risk or with Type 2 diabetes learn how to manage their condition through meal planning, label reading and portion control. This class will help you discover strategies to eat well, reduce stress, and increase physical activity. The five-part educational series will be held January 25, February 1, 15, & 22. The date for a follow-up reunion class will be announced at a later time. Classes begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be held at the West Feliciana AgCenter Office located at 10032 West Feliciana Parkway in St. Francisville. Classes last 1½-2 hours each night.

The program will be conducted by Layne Langley, M.S., Area Nutrition Agent, with the LSU AgCenter and Dewana Bobo, Nurse Practitioner, with the Daniel Clinic. Participants will receive all information discussed at each class, tools to help successfully manage their condition and the opportunity to sample tasty, healthful diabetic-friendly dishes.

This program is open to the public. The cost is $40 to attend the series. You should plan to attend all five classes to get the information presented as each class is a different topic. Please call 225-635-3614 for more information. To register and purchase the class, visit the LSU AgCenter Online Store at Dining with Diabetes - East and West Feliciana 2022.

Seating is limited. Registration ends on January 14.

  • Tuesday, January 25 – Session 1 – What is Diabetes?
  • Tuesday, February 1 – Session 2 – Carbohydrates and Sweeteners
  • Tuesday, February 15 – Session 3 – Fats and Sodium
  • Tuesday, February 22 – Session 4 – Vitamins, Minerals and Fiber

Follow-up reunion – Guest speaker – Date will be announced

For the class to make, at least five people need to register for the series.

Remember, deadline to register is January 14.

For more information about the Dining with Diabetes Series, contact Layne Langley at 225-635-3614 or at lalangley@agcenter.lsu.edu

12/10/2021 5:11:17 PM
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