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By Carolyn Bivins
Guest Writer 

Extension offers diabetes education programs


August 30, 2018

More than 634,000 people in Alabama, live with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, another estimated 127,000 Alabamians have this disease but don’t know it. Alabama is the seventh (7) leading state in the United States to have Diabetes.

Alabama Extension offers diabetes education programs to citizens across the state. Two of these programs are:

The Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School –Participants learn to prepare and eat foods that help reduce their blood glucose levels. It’s a 4-week program. Cost: A one-time fee of $5.00


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