FLORENCE, Ky. - A trip to the supermarket on Saturday, Sept. 29 promises those dealing with diabetes a whole new outlook on nutrition.
The Northern Kentucky Diabetes Coalition is hosting a free supermarket tour to provide real-time nutrition information to those with diabetes.
The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Meijer at 4990 Houston Road in Florence, Ky. Those interested are asked to meet at the store entrance by the pharmacy side.
Participants will have a chance to sample healthy foods, get personalized tips for healthy shopping, learn to read labels and learn how carbohydrate counting can be incorporated into grocery shopping. Health information will also be available in the pharmacy. All participants will receive a reusable shopping bag filled with information and product samples.
Tours will be led by a certified diabetes educator and/or a registered dietitian.
Registration is required to guarantee a space. Please email your name and contact info to NKYDiabetesCoalition@gmail.com or call Joan Geohegan (859) 363-2116.