Food for Life Class Series - Diabetes Initiative

at The Physicians Committee - Friendship Heights

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Friendship Heights
5100 Wisconsin Ave NW Ste 400
Btwn Harrison & Garrison Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this health class:

Diabetes is a major public health problem of epidemic proportions. Eleven percent of the U.S. adult population has diabetes (up from eight percent in 2007), and nearly one-third of those 65 and older have the disease. Uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to complications from head to toe, including stroke, loss of vision, heart disease, kidney failure, and various problems due to nerve damage and circulatory problems, such as erectile dysfunction or lower-extremity amputation. Research studies have demonstrated that a plant-based nutrition approach reduces the risk of diabetes and can greatly benefit those who have been diagnosed with the disease.

The goal of the Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative program is to empower people who have diabetes and those concerned about developing diabetes, along with their friends and family members with new information and skills. Each class offers a cooking demonstration, and provides samples of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with a take-home packet of easy and affordable recipes.

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Food for Life Class Series - Diabetes Initiative
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/28/2018
it was hands on, and very informative

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