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Hy-Vee dietitians to provide free A1C screenings in November

Hy-Vee will hold virtual cooking classes, store tours and free A1C screenings throughout November.

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host events in November focused on helping individuals manage their blood sugar levels and helping create a balanced lifestyle. Events will include virtual cooking classes, store tours and free A1C screenings throughout the month.

Hy-Vee dietitians will offer 1,500 free A1C screenings at more than 60 Hy-Vee locations throughout the company’s eight-state region, available while supplies last. Results will be provided during the appointment. Individuals can register online for their free A1C screening.

Hy-Vee dietitians will offer a four-week menu program for individuals seeking a meal plan to support a balanced lifestyle with one-on-one support. The plan includes simple dietitian-inspired recipes, convenient grocery lists, balanced meals and snacks and weekly one-on-one visits with a Hy-Vee dietitian to track progress, ask questions and stay motivated.

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Complimentary Wellness Wednesday classes will be offered virtually each week in November from noon to 12:30 p.m. Topics will include: Gluten-Free Holiday Baking, Holiday Charcuterie Board, Holiday Travel Treats, Cereal Bars and Carb Conscious Holidays. Each class will also include a simple and delicious recipe demonstration. Registration is required. 

Hy-Vee dietitians also will host two kinds of virtual Freezer Meal Workshops designed to help families save time and money by preparing nutritious meals ahead of time. Participants can register and receive a step-by-step guide, recipes and a Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link with all of the ingredients already added for easy shopping. The cost is $10.

Hy-Vee dietitians make it easy for individuals to manage their dietary restrictions related to allergies and food sensitivities. In this freezer meal workshop individuals will prepare five flavorful, budget-friendly meals. 

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In a freezer meal workshop, individuals will learn how to prep meals ahead of time while saving both time and money. Individuals will receive a step-by-step guide, recipes, a shopping list and a Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link to help individuals and families reach their health goals. 

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