Starting tomorrow at our very first event, Beacon 149 will be working with the American Diabetes Association to bring free interactive workshops about Diabetes and Diabetes prevention to our community.

Diabetes FlyerThe series of workshops will be held in both English and Spanish, and will last about an hour each. The workshops address several topics including the risk factors associated with the disease, how to manage and minimize your chances of contracting the illness, and how to maintain a comfortable quality of life with Diabetes.

The workshops will be held twice a month at PS 149, and each workshop will cover a different topic. Individuals are welcomed to attend as many workshops as they like, there is no minimum, or maximum number of workshops required to attend.The schedule is as follows:

2-23      Will All My Heart
3-2        Something to Smile About
3-30     Power Over Diabetes
4-6       With Open Eyes
4-27     Stay in Touch
5-4       Health and Flavor in the Latino Kitchen
5-25     Healthy Mind and Healthy Body
6-1        Everybody Dance / Move for Your Health

If you know of families effected by this illness and who might benefit from having an opportunity to acquire additional information please feel free to forward this information, or you can have them contact our office at 718-426-0888.

PS 149 – Beacon

93-11 34th Avenue

Jackson Heights, Queens, NY 11372

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