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Educational Programs - Dining with Diabetes Down East

woman prepares nutritious foodA Program for People with Diabetes and Their Families

This program is free and open to anyone with type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, family members, and caregivers. Participants will meet once a week for 4 weeks. You will learn how to select and prepare foods that help to control blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure. There will be an opportunity to taste a variety of main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.

If you are interested in participating in this program, please call 255.3345 (toll free in Maine: 1.800.287.1542) or complete our online preregistration so we may offer it in a way that best fits your needs. Your answers will be confidential.

Partial funding and support for this initiative are provided by Healthy Acadia, the Downeast Community Transformation Collaborative and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Scheduled Dining with Diabetes Down East Courses

Upcoming Courses

Lubec

Where: Healthways Regional Medical Center, 43 South Lubec Road, Lubec
Dates:  Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2014
Time:  10:00 a.m. to Noon

RSVP: Please call our office at 255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 by Friday, September 26 to let us know if you will be attending and if you will need disability accommodations.
Limited to the first 20 who register. Those who call after program is full will be placed on waiting list.

 

Past Courses

Calais

Where: Calais Methodist Home
Dates: Thursdays, May 1, May 8, May 15 and May 22
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

RSVP: Please call our office at 255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 by Thursday, April 24 to let us know if you will be attending and if you will need disability accommodations.
Limited to the first 20 who register. Those who call after program is full will be placed on waiting list.

 

Eastport

Where: Labor of Love Nutrition Center, Eastport
Dates: Wednesdays, June 25, July 9, July 16 and July 23
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
RSVP: Please call our office at 255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 by Wednesday, June 11th to let us know if you will be attending and if you will need disability accommodations.
Limited to the first 20 who register. Those who call after program is full will be placed on waiting list.

 

Machias

Where: Ridgeview Apartments, 45 Ridgeview Circle, Machias
Dates: Wednesdays, May 28, June 4, June 11 and June 18
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

RSVP: Please call our office at 255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 by Wednesday, May 14th to let us know if you will be attending and if you will need disability accommodations.
Limited to the first 20 who register. Those who call after program is full will be placed on waiting list.

 

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 207.581.1226. For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542.


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