POCATELLO - Nearly one out of ten people in the United States has been diagnosed with diabetes. To recognize and address the impact of this disease, a free 4-part class series will be taking place in Pocatello on Thursdays beginning March 28 running through April 18.
Classes will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Southeastern Idaho Public Health located at 1901 Alvin Ricken Drive. Class curriculum is designed for prediabetics, Type 2 Diabetics and their caregivers, and for anyone looking to enhance their way of eating through the use of the Healthy Diabetes Plate method.
Class content will cover:
* Signs and symptoms of diabetes;
* The utilization of the Healthy Diabetes Plate to visualize portion and serving sizes;
* Ways to plan balanced and nutritious meals;
* Tips to eat out at a restaurant through the use of the Healthy Diabetes Plate;
* An instructional supermarket tour highlighting friendly food choices; and
* Recipe observations and an opportunity to sample healthy recipes.
For more information or to enroll in the Healthy Diabetes Plate Class Series, please contact Traci Lambson at 478-6316 or visit www.siphidaho.org.