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Hicks: Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes Series Coming in September
Aug26

Hicks: Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes Series Coming in September

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Face-to-face programming has been put on hold for a while, but that doesn’t mean opportunities have stopped. “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” is a five-lesson series targeted toward individuals with type 2 diabetes. Recent research indicates that 10% of the Hopkins County adult population has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, 31%...

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“Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes” Five-Lesson Series Set for April 9-23
Mar07

“Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes” Five-Lesson Series Set for April 9-23

Johanna Hicks, agent with the Hopkins County Agrilife Extension Service is reminding the public about an interesting and informative educational series for persons affected by Type II Diabetes. Even if you do not have Diabetes but you cook and care for someone who does, this series is for you! Two sessions per day will be offered, at 1:30pm and 6pm. For more information, phone the Extension office at 903-885-3443.

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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes by Johanna Hicks
Mar04

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes by Johanna Hicks

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes Have you or a loved one been told you have diabetes?  Do you want to learn how to recognize high carbohydrate foods?  Do you need the skills to manage diabetes?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has the solution – Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes.  A spring series will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, April 4, 7, 11, 14, and 18, at the Hopkins County...

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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes
Aug07
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Do Well Be Well with Diabetes
Feb24

Do Well Be Well with Diabetes

If you are someone in your family has Type 2 Diabetes this is a great program with lots of information. If a couple attends together, the price is only $25, not $25 each. Also, if the fee is a hardship, let the extension office know when you call to sign up.

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Diabetes Education Class To Be Held Virtually In February
Jan04

Diabetes Education Class To Be Held Virtually In February

Texas AgriLife Extension Service’s next diabetes education program will be held virtually on Wednesday in February. “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” is a program is designed to help people with Type 2 diabetes learn how to manage their blood glucose through basic nutrition and self-care management. The class was originally scheduled to be start Wednesday, Jan. 4. However, the class has been moved to Wednesdays in...

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Hicks: A Year in Review – Diabetes Education
Dec09

Hicks: A Year in Review – Diabetes Education

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County A Year in Review – Diabetes Education Each year, starting in December, our Extension staff provides impact summaries of our major programs.  My passion is helping others learn how to manage diabetes through a series called, “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes.”  According to the Center for Disease Prevention and...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service
Nov19

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service

A group of dedicated local individuals were recognized Thursday for their service and impact as Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers. The MWV program allows individuals who have a passion about health and wellness to share that passion with others via worksite wellness programs community events and other means. Texas AgriLife Extension Leadership Advisory Board reception Nov. 19, 2020, recognizing the Hopkins...

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Be Part of Something Big – Master Wellness Volunteer Program
Nov17

Be Part of Something Big – Master Wellness Volunteer Program

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] Johanna Hicks  In the United States, 86% of all health spending is related to chronic conditions – things like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many others.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these costs can be managed and potentially reduced through...

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November – National Diabetes Month by Johanna Hicks

November – National Diabetes Month                For years, Texas A&M AgriLife and its partners have been offering diabetes education and solutions for preventing or managing this condition.  “National Diabetes Month is an opportunity to raise awareness of this disease and its risk factors, as well as promote healthful living behaviors that can reduce the...

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