Diabetes sufferers can shop with a dietitian Sept. 4

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NEW HARTFORD — Those suffering with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The grocery store tour, hosted by the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will run from 10 a.m. to noon at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive. Those who attend the tour will learn:

• Where to locate total carbohydrate information on a food label;

• The importance of choosing foods with fiber as part of your daily diet;

• How to weigh fruits and vegetables; and

• The importance of monitoring the amount of food you eat to help meet blood glucose or weight goals.

Registration is required by calling CNY Diabetes at
315-624-5623.

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