For Immediate Release
Contact: Steve Divine
August 21, 2018
Supermarket Tour Offers Onsite Shopping Tips about Preventing and Managing Diabetes
Free tour led by diabetes educators
The Northern Kentucky Health Department and the Northern Kentucky Diabetes Coalition will host two free supermarket tours to educate people with diabetes, those at risk of diabetes and their family and friends about healthy shopping tips.
Cold Spring, KY Meijer
5400 Alexandria Pike
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018
Florence, KY Meijer
4990 Houston Road
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018
The tours will be led by a certified diabetes educator and/or a registered dietitian. Participants will stroll through the supermarket while learning about label reading, carbohydrate counting and pharmacy resources. They also will receive a reusable shopping bag filled with information and healthy food samples.
Space is limited. Registration is required. To register, email the participant’s name, tour location and contact information to NKYDiabetesCoalition@gmail.com or call Julie Shapero at 859-363-2116. Participants should meet in the café area of the store, located near the produce department.
The Northern Kentucky Health Department provides high quality public health services to more than 400,000 residents of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton Counties, with a goal of preventing disease, promoting wellness and protecting against health threats. The Health Department seeks to be a nationwide leader in public health and was one of the first in the country to earn national public health accreditation. For more information, visit www.nkyhealth.org.