Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Media Contact: 
Caitlin McCann
Communications Specialist
(315) 624-5433
Release Date: 
Mar 13, 2014

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New Hartford, New York. 

Those who attend the tour will learn:

  • where to locate total carbohydrate information on a food label
  • the importance of choosing foods with fiber as part of your daily diet
  • how to weigh fruits and vegetables
  • the importance of monitoring the amount of food you eat to help meet blood glucose or weight goals
  • how to keep a food diary.

Registration is required by calling CNY Diabetes at (315) 624-5620 by Monday, March 24, 2014.