Great Smoky Mountain Journal

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Posted: Monday, January 01, 2018 12:25 PM

UT Medical Center Healthy Living Kitchen To Focus on Preventing and Managing Diabetes

The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Healthy Living Kitchen team will present a workshop on “Eat Well to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” on Saturday, August 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the medical center. Special guests, WVLT-TV Chef Walter Lambert and Food City Executive Chef Larry Barbeau, will also participate during this half-day seminar where participants will learn how to prevent and control this disease.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. During this half-day seminar participants will learn how to prevent and control this disease.

Topics will include the following:

• Better carbohydrate choices

• Meal Planning

• Simple Diabetes Friendly Recipes

• Traveling with Diabetes

• Motivational tips for living with diabetes

• Stress Less with Yoga

• Break-out Skill sessions.

The cost is $30 and includes lunch and class materials. Space is limited. To register for

this class, please call (865) 305-6970 or visit us on the web at

About UT Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital

to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing,

education and discovery. UT Medical Center, a 609-bed, not-for- profit academic

medical center, serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky

and Western North Carolina. The medical center, the region’s only Level I Trauma

Center, is one of the largest employers in Knoxville. For more information about The