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WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Life has named six community organizations as recipients of its 2022 Team Up Against Diabetes grants. Sun Life annually awards grants to organizations around the country that help improve people's health and serve those living with or at-risk for diabetes. Programs provide health and wellness services for diabetes prevention, awareness, education, management, and care to underserved and under-resourced communities most vulnerable to diabetes. As part of Sun Life's broader focus on improving access to health services for communities that need it most, these grants have helped educate people about the impact of diabetes and the importance of a healthy lifestyle..
We are happy to announce that Sugga Mamas Diabetes Prevention and Management is one of the proud recipients of the Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant program.
Thank you Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes
Managing Diabetes and Prediabetes with Support, Information, and Healthy Lifestyle Resources
1/14: Accountability and Your Healthy with Dr. Neva White
1/21: Healthy Eating with Chef Johnetta Frazier
1/28: Foot Care with Dr. Marvin Marcelin
2/4: A Special In Person Soul Food Presentation at the Free Library of Philadelphia
Reimagine classic soul food dishes for a healthy 2023
Location: The Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street 1901 Vine Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103.
We invite you to discover new twists, turns, and tastes for your favorite soul food dishes in this free program led by Chef Yuhnis Sydnor from Sugga Mamas Diabetes Prevention and Management. Come celebrate Black History Month and traditional and tantalizing healthy recipes and learn something new about the history of soul food.
SPACE IS LIMITED PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
The event is Free space is limited. Please register on eventbrite
Please join Sugga Mamas Diabetes/Prediabetes Boot Camp as we celebrate National Nutrition month with a 3 session nutrition series. Our dietitians and chefs will share diabetes friendly recipes, meal planning ideas, heart healthy nutrition tips, and so much more.
Virtual boot camp starts with 15 minutes of low impact chair yoga or cardio fitness followed by a healthy eating workshop, all via zoom video conferencing. Enjoy this learning and support opportunity in the comfort of your home, on vacation or anywhere! Invite your family and friends. Its FREE!!!!!
Chef Yuhnis Sydnor hosted an exciting virtual event, on 2/5/2022. He explored the humble history of soul food and share two healthy sweet potato dishes that will both nature and surprise you... Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library.
This program was collaboration with Jefferson Health Frazier Family Coalition for Stroke Education and Prevention/ Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity.
The purpose of the MyDiabetesHQ platform is to help patients, providers, employers and communities better navigate a fragmented healthcare system.
Learn More About Sugga Mamas listen to the MyDiabetesHQ program featuring our work.
The Sugga Mamas Diabetes Boot Camp Experience
An intensive interactive diabetes self-management and support opportunity creatively designed to engage individuals living with diabetes and prediabetes (and their families) in a comprehensive learning environment.
Workshops are based on:
The American Association of Diabetes Educator's AADE 7 Self Care Behaviors
Annual Aqua Fit Pool Party
Low impact aerobic exercise, light on joint and fun.
Overcoming the Superwoman Syndrome Workshop
Strategies to address diabetes distress and stress management
Clear The Clutter Workshop
Good health, a clean organized environment, and feeling good about your surroundings only lead to better diabetes management. In this workshop we learn strategies to declutter and get organized.
Men's Health Forums
Men talking to men about health
Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help improve the lives of individuals living with prediabetes and diabetes.