Cooking School Offered For People With Diabetes

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University Extension will offer the Dining with Diabetes Cooking School to learn ways of cooking special foods. This program sponsored by UT & TSU for individuals with diabetes and their families to gain hands-on experiences in preparing healthy meals and learn more about diabetes management. 

Dining with Diabetes participants have given testimonials of the benefits of this program such as: "it helped me learn healthy ways to cook my food"; " I eat more vegetables now";  "I am now exercising more to balance my glucose levels; "I learned a lot in this class."  Participants will be "Chefs for the Day" and get to taste-test the foods they prepared in a healthy way. Benefits are offered in the program that could help people with diabetes enjoy healthful changes to better manage their diabetes.

It is a four-week program that will start on Monday, April 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and continue through Monday, May 20, at the Brainerd Recreation Center, 1010 North Moore Road in Chattanooga, Tn. 37411. 

Tonya Swoape, certified diabetes educator will be the guest facilitator.  

Call 423 855-6113 for registration information or visit UT& TSU Extension-Hamilton County on Facebook.

 

 


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