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June 10th, 2010 - By Fit Staff

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There are over 23.6 million people in the United States living with diabetes. If you or someone you know has faced that diagnosis, you know that there are many lifestyle changes – particularly in kitchen. Chef Jim Coleman and Lauren Swann MS. R.D. give you recipes and teach you how to decode food labels to make your meals delicious and diabetic-friendly.

When: Join the chat Thursday, June 10th at noon.

About the Hosts:

Lauren SwanLauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN, is president and CEO of Concept Nutrition, Inc., a consulting business in a Philadelphia specializing in food and dietary supplement labeling and regulatory issues, marketing communications and freelance writing, and cultural and ethnic foodways.

Chef Jim ColemanChef Jim Coleman is the corporate Chef of Bluebell Country Club and Normandy Farm in Pennsylvania. Chef Coleman has overseen kitchens in fine restaurants in the U.S. and abroad.

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