Dining with Diabetes Information Session in Tyrone

Dining with Diabetes Information Session in Tyrone

Do you or someone you know have type 2 diabetes? Do you have a hard time knowing what to

eat? Do you want to know more about diabetes? If so, then plan to attend an information session about the

program “Dining with Diabetes,” a program for adults with diabetes and their families. An information

session will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Northern Blair

Senior Center, located at 505 Third Street in Tyrone.

Blair Senior Services, Inc. and the Penn State Extension are offering this session to anyone interested in

learning more about managing type 2 diabetes. “Dining with Diabetes” is a 4-week program that helps

participants increase knowledge of healthy food choices and includes food demonstrations, tasting of new and

familiar foods, as well as exercise to promote blood sugar control. Participants also test their A1C and blood

pressure, receive a pedometer, exercise DVD’s, stretch band, cookbook and many other materials during the

classes. Class dates are scheduled for April 2, 9, 16 and 30, 2014 at the Northern Blair Senior Center from

12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. with a follow-up class on June 25, 2014. Registration for the classes is required.

Plan to attend this information session to learn if this program is for you! There is no cost for the information

session, but please contact the Penn State Extension Office at 814-940-5989 to register or for additional

information. Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries can attend the classes at no charge. Fee is $40/person for

all others. Limited numbers of scholarships are available.

This program was made possible by Grant number 1C1CMS3301021 from the Department of Health and

Human Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

THE CONTENTS OF THIS ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE AUTHORS AND HAVE

NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, CENTERS

FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES.

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate

needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact

Sharon McDonald at 814-940-5989 in advance of your participation or visit.

Time: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm