Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.

The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas CooperatingExtension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.
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Milam County Extension Office 100 E. 1st St . Cameron, Texas 76520
254 697-7045 Fax 254 697-7046 email milam-tx@tamu.edu

August 27, 2012

Comments From Cheryl




By: Cheryl Walker
County Extension Agent
Family and Consumer Sciences


Diabetic Support Group Meeting - September 13

Diabetics Support Group Meetings give diabetics an opportunity to share concerns and successes in
managing their diabetes. It also gives diabetics an opportunity to keep up with the updates on diabetes
management. On Thursday, September 13 a Diabetic Support Group meeting will be at Bea's Kitchen
(101 E. Main in Cameron) from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Information will be provided about upcoming classes as
well as a recipe or two to help you manage your diabetes.

Join us and keep yourself motivated.

If you have questions, contact the Milam County Extension Office - 254-697-7045 or email ce-
walker@tamu.edu.




Still Time to Submit Your Tomato Recipes

Be a part of the 100 Year Celebration of Girls Tomato Clubs in Texas.
In celebration of the 100 Years of 4-H History, Milam County is collecting recipes containing
tomatoes. A recipe booklet will be prepared and be available during the National 4-H
Celebration of Tomato Clubs in Texas on October 9th in Cameron. Send your recipes labeled
with your name to the Milam County Extension Office at 100 E. 1st Street - Cameron, Texas
76520 or email ce-walker@tamu.edu with the subject line Tomato Recipe.

Look through your recipe boxes and submit your favorite recipes by September 14th.




Attention - Diabetics and Family Members

Everyone wants to learn more about managing their diabetes, sign-up for the "Do Well, Be Well
with Diabetes". The upcoming "Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes" five-part series is for the
persons with Type II Diabetes as well as interested family members. When the family
understands the nutritional and medical issues of diabetes, they are able to help the diabetic
manage their diabetes.

The series will be conducted at the Bea's Kitchen - 101 E. Main Street - Cameron, Texas.
Classes will be taught on the following Wednesdays from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.: September 19,
September 26, October 3, October 10 and October 24. Each session will cover a different topic
relating to nutritional and medical concerns of Type 2 Diabetes. Some of the major topics are:
glucose testing; diabetes and exercise; nutritional meal planning; proper serving sizes; nutritional
labeling; health checkups; foot care; preventing complications; and eating out.

To sign-up for the class or get additional information, contact the Milam County Extension Office (254)
697-7045 or email ce-walker@tamu.edu. The cost of the series is $10 per person payable at the first
meeting, but we need you to call or email prior to the classes so handouts will be available. Mark your
calendars to attend each "Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes" series to help you manage your diabetes or
understand what is happening with family members with diabetes.

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