Next diabetic cooking class is April 30

The Drew County Cooperative Extension Service and the South Central Center on Aging will present "Healthy Cooking" classes on April 30, May 14 and May 28. The sessions are free and open to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion,

gender, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (large print, audiotapes, etc.) should notify the county Extension office as soon as possible

prior to the activity. 

All classes will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church from 11 a.m. - noon.

The lesson on April 30 will focus on "Home Injury Prevention."

"Managing the Complications of Diabetes in Older Persons" is the topic on May 14. The May 28 session will address foot care. Recipes appropriate for diabetics will be served at each class.

A total of 12 different classes will be taught during the year. The classes will help diabetics and others become more confident in following a healthy eating plan, selecting the appropriate foods and controlling their blood sugar levels.

Pre-registration is required. Participants may call the Drew County Extension service at 460-6270 by the Friday prior to the class.  Interested participants may also e-mail <a href="mailto:dfrancis@uaex.edu">dfrancis@uaex.edu</a> to register; please print “healthy cooking class” in the subject box.

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