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“Live Healthy” Community Outreach Programs

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease. People with diabetes must learn self-management skills and make lifestyle changes to effectively manage their disease and avoid or delay the complications associated with it.

Take advantage of our free diabetes educational seminars or to learn more about Metro Health’s Diabetes Education.

Metro Health’s Executive Chef, Ryan Reynolds, teamed up with Diabetes Educator, Carol VanRhee for a fun and delicious evening focusing on summertime cooking for diabetics. Check out the photos and recipes from this event.

Fresh Start Cooking-Diabetes Edition: Thanksgiving Makeover

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Fresh Start Cooking Classes are a great hands-on learning experience. With the help of Metro Health’s Executive Chef Ryan Reynolds, we will have you whipping up healthy and fun recipes in no time!

Diabetes: Thanksgiving Makeover- Learn new healthy versions of your old favorites! We will also discuss portion size and healthy eating tricks during the holiday season.

Spartan Family Fare

Monday, November 3

6:00-8:00 p.m.

$20/individual or $35/couple
Registration and payment required prior to class
Metro Health employees receive $5, contact Healthy Best for discount code

 Due to scheduling problems, this class has been canceled. Sorry for the inconvenience. Feel free to check out the other upcoming cooking classes Live Healthy will be offering. To be added to our mailing list, click here. 

Location Grandville Family Fare
3960 44th St. SW
Grandville MI 49418

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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November 3, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Individual $20.00
Couple $35.00

Pre-Diabetes Class

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Wednesday, November 5th
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Registration is required, please call (616) 252-8339 *Online registration is NOT available for Pre-diabetes. All classes are 6:30-8:30 p.m. Click here to learn more about Metro Health’s diabetes education classes.

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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November 5, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Diabetes Support Group

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Meet others facing similar life challenges with diabetes and who understand what you’re going through.

Tuesday, November 11th 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Online registration is not available. Please contact the Diabetes Education Department at (616) 252-8339.

 

 

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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November 11, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Diabetes Prevention Program

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Metro Health is offering a UNIQUE and FREE opportunity for a lifestyle change class focused on preventing diabetes by improving lifestyle choices. This class will use CDC approved curriculum to help you make the journey to better health. Participants on average lose 5-7% of their weight in the first 16 weeks. Participants meet weekly for the first 16 weeks and monthly for 6 months. Not sure if you are a candidate for this program? You may be at risk for diabetes if you:

  • Are 45 years of age or older
  • Are overweight
  • Have a family history of type 2 diabetes
  • Are physically active fewer than 3 times per week
  • Had diabetes while pregnant (gestational diabetes) or gave birth to a baby weighing more than 9 pounds
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes

For more information or to register, call (616)-252-8339

*First priority will be given to those that have a diagnosis of prediabetes, prior gestational diabetes or have had a lab indicating slightly elevated blood glucose levels.

 

 

 

Location Metro Health Southwest
2215 44th St SW
Wyoming MI 49519

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Hosted By Metro Health
5900 Byron Center Ave
Wyoming MI 49519


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November 10, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
November 17, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
November 24, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 1, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 8, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 22, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 29, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 5, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 9, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 16, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
February 23, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cancellations: Live Healthy reserves the right to cancel classes and events based on low registration or due to poor weather conditions. Cancellations will be announced on our registration line (616) 252-7117 and on your local TV news station.

Contact us-
Phone: (616) 252-7117
Email: Livehealthy@metrogr.org
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