Hands-on Diabetes Program

Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center

This free, 8-week program offered at the Garcia Center by the Food Bank of Corpus Christi offers hands-on learning, a meal or snack served in class, exercise, and tips for healthy eating on a budget. This two-hour class meets one day a week and provides education on preventing or managing diabetes, discovering signs and symptoms, and exercise and meal plans. 

Instructors from the Food Bank are: Georgiana Bradshaw, RN CDE, Diabetes Education Coordinator; and Kate Hilliard, MS RD LD, Nutrition Education Manager. Please register by calling 361-887-7979.

Current & upcoming class dates

For a description of each class, download the flyer (pdf)

Current session:

Class 1: 9/12, 4:30-8:30 pm & 9/13, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 2: 9/19, 4:30-8:30 pm & 9/20, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 3: 9/26, 4:30-8:30 pm & 9/27, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 4: 10/3, 4:30-8:30 pm & 10/4, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 5: 10/10, 4:30-8:30 pm & 10/11, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 6: 10/17. 4:30-8:30 pm & 10/18, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 7: 10/24, 4:30-8:30 pm & 10/25, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Class 8: 10/31, 4:30-8:30 pm & 11/1, 8:30 am-12:30 pm

Reunions:

  • September 25, 8:30-11:30 am & 4:30-7:30 pm
  • October 30, 8:30-11:30 am & 4:30-7:30 pm