Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Dining with Diabetes to begin September 4

Posted: Friday, August 7, 2020

Purdue Extension Huntington County will offer Dining with Diabetes classes beginning September 4 at 11 a.m. This series will be held for four consecutive weeks on September 4, 11, 18 and 23. The classes will be held at the Huntington County Council on Aging Senior Center located at 500 MacGahan Street inside the Central Christian Church. The cost for this program will be covered by a grant received by the Huntington County Health and Wellness Coalition from the Parkview Hospital Foundation.

This program is for individuals with diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes and their caregivers. The program is also helpful for friends and family members of those with diabetes or individuals interested in diabetes. In this program, you will learn how to lessen the health risks of diabetes.  Topics covered include food choice, diet planning, healthy cooking, portion control, medical indicator awareness and healthy activity levels for those with diabetes. Participants will be served a light meal with new recipes to try and take home.

Reserve a seat by August 21 by calling the Extension Office at (260) 358-4826 or email cneverid@purdue.edu. For more information about Dining with Diabetes or other Extension programs, call or stop by the office.  Purdue Extension – Huntington County, is located at 1340 S. Jefferson Street.