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Living With Diabetes

  • Dates:  November 15, 2018
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Host:  Christian Healthcare Centers
    Location:  Christian Healthcare Centers
    3322 Beltline Ct NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Phone:  (616) 226-2669
  • Category:  Health and Fitness
  • Price Per Person:  Free
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DID YOU KNOW ... that more than 30 million people in the US have diabetes, and 1 in 4 of them don't know they have it? ... that more than 84 million US adults (over a third) have prediabetes, and 90% of them don't know they have it? (CDC, May 11 2018) Do you know how to prevent or manage this disease?

Join Christian Healthcare Centers and guest speaker, Raylene Foster, for an interactive discussion on diabetes. In this disucussion, learn about meal planning, staying active, good healthcare, and wellness. Whether you have diabetes, pre-diabetes or have a family member with diabetes, this event is for you!

Don't miss out on the FREE opportunity to learn with us! Be Healthy. Live Well.

About the Speaker:

Raylene Foster, MS,RD,CDE, has a wealth of professional and personal experience with diabetes. In fact, she personally celebrated 38 years with type 1 diabetes in April 2018! Foster often speaks about one-degree changes that can permanently change life and health and is passionate about paving new trails in healthcare and supporting those with long-term diabetes.

Raylene received her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Grand Valley State University and Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University. She has worked in various diabetes areas including outpatient diabetes education, nutritional consulting, and serving as a Professional continuing education speaker for diabetes related healthcare provider programs in Michigan. Foster has been featured on Grand Rapids television and radio concerning diabetes education and prevention and is a current board member for the JDRF West Michigan chapter where she speaks at the annual scientific summit for the community around motivation, lifestyle and living successfully with diabetes.

Living With Diabetes
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • November 15, 2018 to November 15, 2018
  • Christian Healthcare Centers
  • Free