Thursday, Oct 11, 7-8:30 PM

Diabetes 101 with Nutrition Educator Beth Gambel


Beth Gambel, Area Nutrition Educator for the LSU AgCenter, will present �Diabetes Awareness� at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the West Bank Regional Library, 2750 Manhattan Blvd. Harvey. This event is free of charge and open to the public. There is no registration. Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin. During the presentation Gambel will discuss the following. � Diabetes basics;� Carbs: sugars and starches;� Managing diabetes For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at