CAMBRIDGE -- Diabetes affects nearly 29 million Americans and an estimated 86 million people are at risk for developing the disease. According to the 2012 statistics from the Center for Disease Control, diabetes affects 13.7 percent of the Guernsey County population.
On Monday, Nov. 2, Southeastern Med will host a presentation called "Recipes for Success" highlighting stress management, meal planning and diabetes care.
The presentation will be geared toward those with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and their family members. Cindy Fisher, BSN, RN, CDE, diabetes educator; Chris Veselenak, RN, CDE, diabetes educator; Sneha Patadia, MS, RD/ LD, community dietitian; Kelli Haney, BS, EP, exercise physiologist; and Shelly Thompson, MS, RD/LD, director of Wellness, will be speaking at Southeastern Med's cafeteria, located at 1341 Clark St., in Cambridge.
Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the presentation at 6:30 p.m.
"Stress can have a negative impact on blood glucose control. Having the tools to deal with life's demands can lighten the burden and improve your numbers," noted Fisher. Registration for "Recipes for Success" is required by Oct. 26. Dinner will be served and seating is limited.
For information or to register, call Southeastern Med's Wellness Resources Department at 740-435-2900.