Diabetes

Understanding the Physical and Financial Costs of Diabetes

Diabetes affects more than 30 million people in the U.S., and it can have devastating health consequences, including blindness and kidney failure, if left uncontrolled. 

But many people don't realize that the costs reach beyond physical health and take a toll on your wallet, as well. Read on to learn why your best bet is to prevent or manage diabetes. To find a physician or speak with a Virtua diabetes educator, call 888-847-8823.

Healthy Cooking Demo

Join chef and dietitian, Shaun Segal, for a healthy cooking demonstration of recipes to help you look and feel your best in 2020.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: Virtua William G. Rohrer Center for HealthFitness Cafe, 2309 Evesham Road, Voorhees, NJ
Cost: $15/person

Register online or call 888-847-8823.

Eat Well and Be Well in 2020
Plant-based Lifestyle Program provides all the tools you need. 

Are you ready to jump-start your health for 2020? This six-week program can help you progress toward a plant-based diet, help you reduce inflammation, prevent heart disease, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol by focusing on healthy changes. Led by Virtua registered dietitian and plant-based diet expert Jessica Funchion, MS, RD, LDN, and cardiologist Steven Lederman, MD, the program includes cooking demonstrations and food tastings, as well as resources and materials. Registration required.

Date: Six consecutive Wednesdays, starting Jan. 22, 2020
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Virtua Health & Wellness Center - Moorestown, Room 304, 401 Young Ave., Moorestown, NJ
Cost: $199 due at time of booking (Virtua employees with Aetna benefits can submit for reimbursement after completion.)

Register online or call 888-847-8823.

Can't make it in January? Watch for new classes in Cherry Hill beginning on March 4!
Read more
Read more
Read more
Read more
Read more
Read more