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Build a Healthy Grocery List with North Oaks Diabetes Education

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Build a Healthy Grocery List with North Oaks Diabetes Education

Shopping smart and resisting temptations at the grocery store can be challenging for anyone trying to stick to a healthy diet. But for people with diabetes, it can seem especially overwhelming.

Learn to build a healthy grocery list with North Oaks Dietetic Intern Kathleen Bachman (pictured above)­­­ at a free meeting of North Oaks Diabetes Education Tuesday, August 10, from 3-4 p.m. Planning ahead to make healthy food choices can be a powerful step toward keeping blood sugar levels in check and maintaining a healthy weight among other diabetes management goals.

Health care provider referrals are not necessary; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Reserve your space here or by calling (985) 243-9106.

North Oaks Diabetes Education meetings are held at North Oaks Diagnostic Center, located at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive in Hammond. COVID-19 safety measures required in health care settings will apply during the meeting as set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state of Louisiana.

North Oaks Diabetes Education offers group meetings on a monthly basis. Subject matter experts are invited to discuss insights on current health topics related to diabetes to help participants live their healthiest lives. Time also is set aside during each meeting for participants to ask questions and share experiences, tips, ideas and concerns with diabetes experts and each other.

The American Diabetes Association recognizes North Oaks Diabetes Education as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.

For more information about upcoming meetings, please call the North Oaks Education Department at (985) 243-9106 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.