Nutrition and Diabetes Education Classes

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Nutrition and Diabetes Education Classes
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Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00

The community is invited to attend free nutrition and diabetes education classes during November and December 2017 at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. Led by SYVCH Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey, the classes encourage and support healthy eating habits and diabetes management for all ages and are held in the hospital’s conference room (enter through the Physicians Clinic). No RSVP is required and participants can bring their own lunch to eat during the class.   Bailey joined Cottage Health in August 2011 and provides both inpatient and outpatient dietary management and counseling services, as well as assists in the formulation of meal and menu planning specifically for Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital. One-on-one nutrition sessions with Bailey are also available with a doctor’s referral.

Bailey remarked, “My goal is to provide nutrition education to the greater community as well as our staff and volunteers. I especially want to serve those with a diabetes diagnosis here in the Santa Ynez Valley. I feel good nutrition is vital to health and well-being year-round, yet especially during the November and December holiday times. ” For more information, please contact Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.According to SYVCH Vice President Wende Cappetta, “We are pleased to be able to offer these free, educational and enjoyable classes taught by our clinical dietitian Stacey Bailey. We encourage everyone to take this opportunity to learn how to manage their food choices for better health and wellness.”

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Free Nutrition & Diabetes Classes for November & December 2017:

Friday, November 3, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – What are Blue Zones?

Friday, November 10, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Healthy Holiday Eating Habits

Friday, November 17, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Pre-Thanksgiving Potluck Party!

Monday, November 27, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetics

Friday, December 1, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Making Sense of the Mediterranean Diet

Monday, December 4, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Conquering Diabetes Complications

Friday, December 8, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – How to Read Nutrition Labels

Monday, December 11, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Diabetes Management Options

Friday, December 15, 2017 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Healthy Holiday Treats, Really!

Monday, December 18, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Diabetes Diagnosis? Here Are Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

About Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. SYVCH is part of the not-for-profit Cottage Health--the parent organization of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and its associated Cottage Children’s Medical Center and Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital -- guided by a volunteer board of directors from the greater Santa Barbara community. Last year, the Cottage hospitals provided inpatient care for 20,000 people, treated 72,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,400 newborns. For more information call 805-688-6431 or visit

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