Cooking Well with Diabetes Education Classes (Updated Dates)

May 23, 2017 - (Flyer) - Diabetes is a growing issue in American that is affecting more and more people every day. Living as a diabetic can be challenging and confusing. Trying to figure out what you can and cannot eat can present a challenge when you are not sure of the true facts regarding diabetes. To help educate the Shelby County community this topic, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in conjunction with sponsor Nacogdoches Medical Center will present Cooking Well with Diabetes classes.

This will be a two-lesson series class presented July 22 and 29, 2017 at the Shelby County Extension office at their new location of 266 Nacogdoches Street in Center, Texas. The classes start at 9:30am and will conclude with lunch at 12:30pm. The cost of the classes is a one-time registration fee of $20. Topics will include recognizing carbohydrates in recipes and using sweeteners effectively, making recipes with fat better, reducing sodium and increasing fiber, and special event recipes that are healthy and delicious. These interactive classes will include research based information, delicious diabetes friendly recipes demonstrations and tastings, lunch, and drawings for various door prizes.  

For more information or to register for the classes, contact the Shelby County Extension office at 936-598-7744 or email Jheri-Lynn McSwain, CEA-FCS at Registration in advance is required to participate in these informative classes.