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Learning about diabetes

Webinar to be held Nov. 2

The Nov. 2 session will cover ways to manage blood pressure and cholesterol.

To mark Diabetes Awareness Month in November, Postal Service employees can participate in an upcoming webinar to learn practical ways to keep blood sugar in check by managing carbohydrate and protein intake.

The session, “Eating for Prediabetes or Diabetes,” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, at noon EDT.

Melanie Berdyck, a nutritionist for the Giant supermarket chain, will conduct the webinar and discuss lifestyle changes to prevent the progression of prediabetes and diabetes, as well as ways to manage blood pressure and cholesterol.

Participants must register before the event on the webinar website. After signing up, directions for accessing the webinar will be emailed to each registrant.

Following the webinar, every registrant will receive an email with a link to an archived recording of the webinar.

Participation is voluntary. Nonexempt employees may only participate off the clock or during authorized breaks.

For more information, email the USPS Health and Wellness team.