Saturday, November 14 is WORLD DIABETES DAY to honor those suffering from diabetes and to increase awarness about this disease epidemic. Did you know 1 out of 2 people who have diabetes are undiagnosed? Scary right?
To kick off World Diabetes Day, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine is offering a $1 joiner fee to new members from November 13 through November 15. Read more about promotion via Vista Today - Healthy Lifestyles Combat Diabetes.
To learn more about how to reduce the risk of type II diabetes and diabetes prevention, join us for our Wellness Wednesday events being held across the association.
Brandywine - Join us in the lobby for diabetes information and prevention tips. Our dietician can talk with you about nutrition and prevention. Senior luncheon at 12:15 pm.
Kennett - Join us in the lobby to meet with Fitchett Chiropractic talking about how chiropractic care can prevent Diabetes, Chris Mahoney, health educator and creator of Clarence the Carrot, talking about how eating fruits and vegetables can prevent Diabetes in children and Carmel Rickenbach, discussing how good nutrition prevents Diabetes.
Jennersville - Stop in from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm to speak with our Diabetes Educator. Information can also be found through our affiliates Jennersville Regional Hospital, WIC, and CPRS Physical Therapy with info/engagement tables around the building
Lionville - Associate Executive Director, Joe Rusiewicz and West Chester University Nutrition student can tell you How Much Sugar is in common beverages, foods and snacks. Join us for a hands on demonstration to show what the blood stream looks like when glucose is elevated versus normal.
Upper Main Line - Join us in the lobby to learn more about diabetes and prevention tips. Staff are running small activities/games in the lobby while conducting body fat and BMI tests using our fat loss monitor.
West Chester (Airport Rd) - Join the Chester County Hospital team members and our own dietitian, Janice Gardler, in the lobby to learn more about understanding the ABCs of preventing diabetes. Discuss a variety of topics to assist you and your family with living a healthier lifestyle. This Wellness Wednesday event will take place Wednesday, November 11th, from 10am to 2pm.
Youth Program Center (Chestnut St) - Join us from 4 to 6 pm to meet with a representative from the Chester County Hospital to learn more about Diabetes preventtion.