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Please remember to check with your doctor before beginning any new physical activity. Also, events are subject to change so call ahead before attending.
Did you know there's 31 grams of sugar in a 16oz Coke? That's equal to seven teaspoons! If you think that's bad, compare it to the five "healthy" beverages below.
Want to find some healthy alternatives to sugary drinks? Check out these store-bought healthy options from Prevention Magazine.
KICK Diabetes is an education program that focuses on a participant's needs and wants to improve health. Four sessions with a personal diabetes educator (e.g., nurse, nutritionist) take place at convenient times and places selected by a participant, such as a coffee shop, community center, library, place of worship, etc. Each session revolves around goals that a participant sets for himself/herself and shares with their personal diabetes educator. All participants receive ongoing feedback and support about diet, exercise, glucose monitoring and communicating with health care providers. Spanish-speaking participants welcome.View More »
Fly us to the cure! Embrace your inner top gun on 10/17/15 & ride in the Allergen CF Cycle for Life, a fully-supported charity ride through the beautiful terrain of St. Charles County with 3 route options: 25, 50, or Century. Relish the unique ambiance of the Start/Finish at St. Charles County Smartt Field Airport, home to the Commemorative Air Force, historic artifacts, aircraft and ground support vehicles. Enjoy breakfast, well-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, SAG & mechanical support, & victory party with live music. Cyclists will transform into pilots as they navigate our quest to cure cystic fibrosis.View More »