“Put Your Best Fork Forward”-Theme of Diabetes Support Groups

March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme, “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is particularly significant for those managing diabetes. In celebration, Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics will present “Put Your Best Fork Forward: A Game of Nutritional Pursuit” at the next Shelton and Allyn Diabetes Support Group Meetings.

The Shelton Diabetes Support Group meets on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Pershing Meeting Room of Mason General Hospital while the Allyn Diabetes Support Group meets on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Port of Allyn building’s meeting room.

Join for some friendly fun in an interactive game of Nutritional Pursuit, presented by MGH&FC’s dietitians.  Family members, friends and significant others are also invited to share in the fun while they support their loved ones managing diabetes.

The Allyn Diabetes Support Group, affiliated with the American Diabetes Association, meets every fourth Thursday of the month from September to June.

The Shelton Diabetes Support Group, affiliated with the American Diabetes Association, meets at MGH every third Thursday of the month from September to June.

The groups are free and open to people with type 1 and 2 diabetes, their friends, and family. For more information call Debbie McGinnis, RN, C.D.E., at (360) 426-1611 ext. 28941.