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Hy-Vee dietitians to host blood sugar management events throughout April

Free A1C screenings will be administered at select Hy-Vee stores throughout the month.

Throughout the month of April, Hy-Vee’s registered dietitians will host events focused on blood sugar management and overall health.

Events will include virtual freezer meal workshops and free virtual on-demand and live diabetes health store tours. Hy-Vee registered dietitians also will provide 1,000 free A1C screenings at select stores this the month.

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Hy-Vee dietitians will help customers navigate the aisles during complimentary virtual on-demand and live nutrition store tours. Customers can learn the basics of creating a diabetic-friendly meal plan that includes Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable links for the products shared during the tour, which also are available in Spanish.

In addition, dietitians will host virtual carb-conscious Freezer Meal Prep Workshop classes throughout the month. Individuals can register for only $10 to receive a step-by-step guide, recipes, shopping list and a Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link. Workshops will include meal-prep tips and product recommendations to help customers and they can be completed virtually alongside a dietitian or on their own.

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Additionally, 1,000 free A1C screenings will be administered at select Hy-Vee stores during the month. Results will be provided immediately following the screening, and the retailer’s dietitians will share how they can assist with blood sugar management. These screenings are sponsored by BD Medical, Birds Eye, California Avocados, Catalina Crunch and Sugarbreak.

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