Events at Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center

Ongoing

Type 2 Diabetes Education

Open

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center

Type 2 Diabetes classes are offered during both day and evening. (9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m., or 5-8 p.m.) Participants may attend at various times to accomodate busy schedules.

Alzheimer's Support Group

Not Required

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center

The Alzheimer's support group is a gathering of family, friends, and caregivers of individuals that suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other related forms of dementia.

Diabetes Support Group

Not Required

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center

This group meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. Call 515-956-2880 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group for Youth

Not Required

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center

This group meets every other month. Call 515-956-2880 for more information

Upcoming Events

  • Jul
    31
    Thursday
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    This class is for siblings, ages two to four years old, to prepare for the arrival of the new baby. (We recommend registering for this class one month before mom's due date.)
  • Aug
    2
    Saturday
    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    An accelerated childbirth class for parents on the go. . Topics include: labor, delivery, breathing and relaxation tecniques, medications, epidurals, and medical procedures. This class does include a hospital Tour.
  • Aug
    4
    Monday
    9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Safe Sitter® is a national, medically accurate babysitting training program taught by certified Safe Sitter®-trained instructors. The 2-day program is designed to prepare young adolescents for the responsibilities of babysitting.
  • Aug
    4
    Monday
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Information about what to expect during the beginning days of breastfeeding will be discussed to help make breastfeeding a positive experience. Current information on breast feeding will be presented.
  • Aug
    4
    Monday
    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Information about what to expect during the beginning days of breastfeeding will be discussed to help make breastfeeding a positive experience. Current information on breast feeding will be presented.
  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Learn about managing portion sizes for healthy living. Make use of the “Plate Method” of meal planning to manage eating patterns at home and when eating out.
  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Learn about managing portion sizes for healthy living. Make use of the “Plate Method” of meal planning to manage eating patterns at home and when eating out.
  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Women’s health/fitness to improve mobility & sense of well being. Katie Albrecht will discuss how to improve overall health.
  • Aug
    5
    Tuesday
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    3-week childbirth education course to prepare parent for the birth of their baby. Topics include: labor, delivery, breathing and relaxation tecniques, medications, epidurals, and medical procedures
  • Aug
    6
    Wednesday
    12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
    Learn of the challenges for ortho care in Kenya as well as the special factors involved with developing world health care.

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