Diabetes Awareness and Prevention Class Oct. 15 at Rock Springs Library


ROCK SPRINGS – Diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States. It is also estimated that 79 million American adults have prediabetes, a condition putting them at greater risk of developing diabetes.

“It’s time for a change,” said clinical dietitian Rachel Blundell from Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Blundell is leading the next nutrition series class at Rock Springs Library.

The class will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Registration is required by noon on Oct. 14. Those interested in attending can drop by the library at 400 C Street or call 352-6667 to register.

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“Come join us to talk about diabetes awareness and prevention,” Blundell said. “We’ll discuss the types of diabetes, risks, and lifestyle changes helpful in preventing this disease.” A healthy snack will be available to sample during this presentation.

This program is sponsored by the Sweetwater County Library System, Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and the University of Wyoming Extension Office. For more information about library events and services, drop by any Sweetwater County Library System location, visit the library system online at sweetwaterlibraries.com or follow the libraries on Facebook at facebook.com/sweetlibraries.