Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts

Media Contact: 
Caitlin McCann
Communications Specialist
(315) 624-5433
cmccann@mvnhealth.com
Release Date: 
Apr 11, 2012

On Thursday, April 19, 2012, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 401 East Albany Street in Herkimer, New York.  

Those who attend the tour will learn:

How to locate total carbohydrates on the food label

The importance of choosing foods with fiber as part of their daily diet

How to weigh fruits and vegetables

How monitoring the amount of food eaten can help meet blood glucose or weight goals

How to keep a food diary.

Registration is required by calling CNY Diabetes at (315) 624-5620.

Central New York Diabetes Education Program is a cooperative effort of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

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