Dining with Diabetes Down East​ Scheduled for Calais​

Calais, Maine — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s free, four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series will be offered in Calais in September. The session begins Wednesday, September 7, 10:00 a.m. - Noon, at the Palmer Lane Estates in Calais. Remaining dates are September 14, 21, and 28.

The program complements medical care by teaching people with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, along with their family members and caregivers, what they can do to help control blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. UMaine Extension registered dietitian and nutritionist Alan Majka will provide presentations, lead discussions and demonstrate preparation of nutritious recipes that participants can sample.

Register online  https://extension.umaine.edu/washington/programs/dining-with-diabetes-do.... For more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact Tara Wood, tara.a.wood@maine.edu, 207.255.3345; 800.287.1542 (Maine only).  Classes are limited to 20 participants. 


Food and supplies for this program are provided with support from Hannaford Supermarkets.