The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach
will sponsor a series of free community events throughout November, which
is National Diabetes Month, to help educate people about the disease.
The events include a lecture, grocery store walk-through and Thanksgiving
cooking demonstration, according to a news release.
Program Director Dr. Daniel Nadeau will speak about prevention of the disease
and the importance of nutrition during an event scheduled for 5:30 to
7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the center, 520 Superior Ave. An open house with
refreshments will occur during the first and final half-hours.
The center will also host a "trip to the grocery store" at Vons,
185 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa, at 1 p.m. Nov. 14. The event will include
shopping tips for managing and preventing the disease. Reservations are
requested at DiabetesCarfirstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 764-8065.
A cooking demonstration will occur from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the
center. Spaces can be reserved at hoag.org, by clicking the "Education
& Resources" and "Classes" tabs, or by calling (877) 833-9741.