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Knowledge is power in preparing food with diabetic concerns

Monthly classes are held at the Gloucester-Mathews Care Clinic to help diabetic patients or those at risk of diabetes deal more effectively with this illness. The purpose is to help your avoid diabetes or manage a pre-diabetic condition.

Lorraine Walsh, owner and operator of the Good Life Kitchen in Gloucester, has volunteered to teach members of this class how to cook healthful, delicious foods, and she also provides the special dishes she serves each evening. “The meals we provide are designed to be healthier but just as tasty and to introduce new foods.” Not only does Lorraine have a great deal of culinary experience, she is also a registered nurse. This New York native attended the Culinary Institute of America. She once wrote a cooking column and owned a catering and a baking business before opening her present restaurant. She was featured in the Gazette-Journal in January 2015.

The clinic currently serves 217 diabetic and 25 pre-diabetic individuals. Lorraine says s...

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