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Diabetes Wellness Week
Start Date: 11/10/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 11/10/2017End Time: 12:00 PM
This event recurs daily until 11/10/2017.  Click here to see the series dates.

Event Description

Join us for a series of workshops focused on all things diabetes, see below for a sneak peek:

Nov 6 & 7, 4:00pm to 7:00pm: Diabetes Screening & Conversations  – Get your blood sugar, feet, and eyes screened!

      Nov 7, 5:30 to 7:00pm: What is Diabetes? Diabetes 101 Workshop – How much do you know about diabetes? A medical professional from Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions will be leading a workshop on all things diabetes. She will be discussing methods to prevent diabetes from developing, and how to achieve total body wellness among those already living with it.

·     Nov 8, 6:00 to 7:00pm: “What Can I Eat?” The Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetes – Do you have diabetes and are unsure what foods are best to eat? Do you want to know how to make healthy food choices to lower your risk of diabetes? Join us for this interactive workshop about healthy eating and living with diabetes.

·    Nov 9, 10:00 to 11:30am: Yoga for Wellness – On Thursday, Nov 9 from 10am to 11:30am, a resident from the College of Nursing and Health Professions will be leading a yoga class centered on how to reduce stress while being physically active.

·    Nov 9, 12:00 to 1:00pm: Managing Your Diabetes Medication - The medication management class on Thursday, Nov 9 from 12pm to 1pm, will be led by a resident from the College of Nursing and Health Professions on how to understand and manage diabetes medication. Anyone who has diabetes or is caring for another person with diabetes should come out and have their questions answered.

Nov 9, 2:00pm to 6:00pm: "Ask the Doc" Conversations about Diabetes  – Ask Dr. Zarro all of your questions related to diabetes, and have your blood sugar, feet, eyes , and wounds screened!

·     Nov 10, 10:00am to12:00pm: Cooking with Diabetes Workshop – Join Drexel’s nutrition professional on a cooking class about diabetes well-being and nutrition.

For the full listing, please contact the Community Wellness HUB at (215) 571-3241 or email wellnesshub@drexel.edu

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The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
3509 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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