Monthly Archives: April 2016

Diabetes Support Group: Top Chef Style

IMG_7257How do you maintain a healthy, and diverse, diet when you are a diabetic who lives in a rural Kenyan village, and you don’t have a generous budget or access to a fancy grocery store? This was the question we decided to take on in our Hope Matters Diabetes Support group. Today we had 19 diabetic patients join us for a live cooking demonstration of “Spiced Carrots”. Great fun was had by all. The comment “I’ve never been given food at my doctor’s visit before” was made accompanied with a big smile. There was even a door prize of a bottle of spices for one lucky group member. We are striving to not only provide quality care to our diabetic patients, but also have fun in an educational setting as members encourage and support each other at our monthly gatherings. All members get free blood sugar checks and medical consults at the conclusion of each meeting. For more pictures from this fun event, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here.  A donation of $35 covers the expenses for a support group meeting. Click here if you would like to make a secure donation to cover the cost of one of our meetings.