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. She 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 master’s 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 are 10-10:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 7 through Nov. 18. Pre-register at The Family YMCA. Class size is limited.
For more information, visit www.laymca.org or call 505.662.3100.