‘Balanced Bites: Cooking for Diabetes’ offered by Memorial Hospital on July 10

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From left, Ashlyn Housewright and Kayce Fuhrman from Memorial Hospital’s Health and Wellness Team cook in the teaching kitchen. | Photo courtesy of Memorial Hospital

CARTHAGE, Ill. — Memorial Hospital will hold an educational cooking experience focused on diabetes wellness and education at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at the Health and Wellness Teaching Kitchen. This event is open to people aged 18 and older.

Participants will have the opportunity to cook a healthy meal together, leave with new recipes, meal preparation tools and receive other exciting giveaways. This event is an opportunity to engage in meaningful learning and discussion about the benefits of eating together and enhancing overall well-being.

The class will include a delicious meal, along with real life applications to help participants make healthier choices for themselves and their families.

Two healthcare professionals will lead the class.

Ashlyn Housewright is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes care and education specialist. As the executive director of community health and wellness at Memorial Hospital, Housewright promotes healthy eating habits and empowers people to take control of their health through proper nutrition.

Kayce Fuhrman is a registered nurse who helps people improve their health and believes in meeting people where they are, collaborating to enhance their well-being. In a press release, Fuhrman said, “I enjoy helping others improve their health so they can feel better and engage in activities that bring them joy and fulfillment.”

To register, visit mhtlc.org.

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