Live Empowered with Diabetes Television Series

A segment about Step Out Boston, a walk to help stop diabetes, which takes place October 20th.

Joyce Williams, center, is part of Fair Foods and Shoes in Dorchester, and Helen Panky, right, is a registered nurse, social worker, and diabetic.

We are delighted to announce Live Empowered with Diabetes, a half hour cable television program that highlights issues around diabetes prevention and management. The show is aired the first and third Monday of each month at 5:00pm. The host of the show is Al Whitaker, Director of Mission Delivery. Some of the previous guests include: Dr. Karen McAlmon from Jack and Jill of America, Boston and Newton Chapters. Dr. McAlmon spoke about a health and fitness day event in Roxbury where the American Diabetes Association was a partner. Chef Jeffrey Walker shared the story of his journey with diabetes. Jo Treitman of College Diabetes Network and Anna Floreen provided valuable information about youth living with type 1 diabetes and the challenges they face as they enter college. Watch the show through Comcast, channels 9 and 23.

Sara Dacey, director for Step Out Boston, gets ready to be interviewed.

Fair Foods and Shoes helps provide custom made, therapeutic shoes to those in need. They also encourage people to eat well by getting surplus food for communities at a good price.

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