Chilton Hospital Offers ‘Diabetes Holiday Cooking Class’ on October 24|
The holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, there will be cookies and sweets aplenty. This can be a challenging time of year for those with diabetes.
Chilton Hospital’s Diabetes Education Department offers a class that provides solutions to this dilemma. A “Diabetes Holiday Cooking Class” will be held on Wednesday, October 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The course will be led by Dan Frey who is not only a chef, but also a Type 1 diabetic himself. He will provide an educational and culinary experience that includes:
- Diabetes friendly cooking demonstrations
- Sampling of healthy, fresh food
- Creative recipes and menus to take home that promote healthful eating for those with diabetes and their families during the holidays
The class will be held at the Chilton Health Network, 242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ (just 1.5 miles from the hospital), in the MICU classroom. Pre-registration is $10. For more information or to register, call the Diabetes Education Department at (973) 831-5000, extension 5720.
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. It is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012. Chilton’s many services include minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, a Pain Management center, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing/Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center, an American Diabetes Association-recognized diabetes education program and a weight loss surgery program. Chilton has recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.