Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate to Offer Free “Grocery Shopping for Diabetes” Guided Tour

September 2, 2009

Diabetes can be an overwhelming condition for many patients.  From counting carbs to testing blood sugars to understanding medications, maintaining good health with diabetes is undoubtedly a challenge.  But for those patients who are up to the task, knowledge truly is power. 

Beth Ackerman, RD, CDE, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator with the Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, will offer a free “Grocery Shopping for Diabetes” guided tour at the Kroger on State Street in New Albany on Tuesday, September 15 from 8:30-10 a.m.  The tour will include tips for stocking your refrigerator and pantry with healthy, diabetes-friendly products, as well as helpful advice on how to prepare healthy yet satisfying meals and snacks. Patients and loved ones with diabetes, pre-diabetes or those just looking to improve their health are welcome to attend. 

What:“Grocery Shopping for Diabetes” Guided Tour

Where: Kroger on State Street in New Albany

When: Tuesday, September 15, 8:30-10 a.m.

Registration is requested.  Call 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723) to register or for more information.