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|Diabetes 101 with Nutrition Educator Beth Gambel|
Event Type: Adults|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Beth Gambel, Area Nutrition Educator for the LSU AgCenter, will present “Diabetes Awareness” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the West Bank Regional Library, 2750 Manhattan Blvd. Harvey.Library: Jane O'Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library
This event is free of charge and open to the public. There is no registration.
Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.
During the presentation Gambel will discuss the following.
• Diabetes basics;
• Carbs: sugars and starches;
• Managing diabetes
For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at (504) 889-8143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Chris Smith
Contact Number: 504-889-8143
Presenter: Chris Smith