The Family YMCA is taking registration for its FREE Diabetes Education and Prevention program.
Topics to be covered are: what Type 2 diabetes is; what having pre-diabetes means; the signs, symptoms and risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes; how to reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes; and how to make the necessary lifestyle changes to lower your risk.
The class is taught by Sara Pocernik. Sara is a Registered Dietitian with experience in many areas of nutrition.
She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition Science at Michigan State University, and a Masters Degree in Nutritional Biochemistry from Tufts University.
She has also worked as a clinical dietitian in intensive care and dialysis units.
This class, made possible by Lou Santoro State Farm Insurance Agency, is FREE to the public. Classes will be held from 11:15 a.m. to noon Tuesdays for six weeks beginning March 26 through May 7.
Please pre-register at the Y by March 21. Class size is limited.
For more information, visit The Family YMCA website, www.laymca.org, or call 662-3100.