Review Your Risk for Diabetes; Join Us for a Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Review your risk for developing diabetes and take steps to lower it.

How high is your risk? Take this short simple assessment by the American Diabetes Association available here.

Reduce your risk by following these simple steps:

  • Exercise regularly and/or increase physical activity: Be active for 30 minutes a day at least 5 days a week.
  • Eat a healthy diet, reduce fat and calorie intake
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Get regular health screenings
  • Manage stress

Diabetes Alert Day was on March 22, 2011, so join us for a healthy cooking demonstration! Remake popular snacks that are low in fat, low in calories and high in fiber.

Date: Friday, March 25, 2011

Time: 4 pm to 8 pm

Venue: Sikh Cultural Society, Inc. 95-30 118 street , Richmond Hill, NY 11419.

Contact the UNITED SIKHS Community Health Worker, Rucha Kavathe, for more information on wellness, nutrition, stress relief, and prevention of diabetes at rucha.kavathe@unitedsikhs.org.

UNITED SIKHS is a community partner on Project RICE, a 5 year community driven research initiative to promote diabetes prevention among Asian Americans in New York City through the work of community health workers.

Project RICE is the core research project of the New York University Health Promotion and Prevention Research Center, and is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

One Comment

  1. Shirl says:

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