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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer is a Multimedia Bilingual Specialist with Montgomery County Recreation. She has lived in the County for 26 years and has been in the fields of media, public relations and marketing for most of that time. She began working in radio as a DJ when she was 15 years... Read more

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Recreation Offers Diabetes Classes

Montgomery County Recreation and the African American Health program are offering diabetes classes. Diabetes is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and African Americans experience higher rates of complications due to diabetes.

 Basic Must Knows about Diabetes

Topics include carbohydrate counting, food label reading, physical activity, medications and blood glucose monitoring:

1 Session $15 per person

354427 Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center   4/9 Tu 6:30pm – 9:30pm

354428 Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center   4/16 Tu 6:30pm – 9:30pm

 Diabetes Self Management Education Classes

Topics include carbohydrate counting, food label reading, physical activity, medications, blood glucose monitoring and preventing diabetes complications. Sessions include hands-on activities and practicing skills learned in class. Light meals included.

3 Sessions – $30 per person

354431 Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center   4/23 Tu 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Call 301.421.5767 for more information.

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Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

About Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Multimedia Bilingual Rec Specialist at Montgomery County Recreation, loves videos, flowers and dogs. Winner of the “Poder Con Ganas” award from the Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County .

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