Dreamfields Pasta To Host Interactive Diabetes Webcast Featuring 'The View' Co-Host Sherri Shepherd

Join Dreamfields on January 20 at Noon CST and go LIVE with award-winning diabetes experts on the topic of diabetes management. Register at www.DreamfieldsFoods.com/Webinar/.

Jan 06, 2010, 08:00 ET from Dreamfields Pasta

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamfields Pasta invites everyone living with diabetes or wishing to learn more about it, to participate in Diabetes 1.0 LIVE, an interactive webcast featuring three leading diabetes experts and actress, author, and Emmy-winning co-host of "The View," Sherri Shepherd, who was diagnosed with diabetes in 2007.

"There's so much information about diabetes available, trying to find an answer to specific lifestyle or health questions can be overwhelming," says Dreamfields President, Mike Crowley. "We're proud to be able to offer this educational and interactive event. It's a unique chance for people to get advice and tips for diabetes management from a panel of world-class experts."

Webcast participants will not only get valuable advice and diabetes-friendly recipes from a formidable panel of diabetes thought leaders; they'll also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to the speakers. The experts include:

  • Roberta Duyff MS, RD, FADA, CFCS, nationally recognized, speaker, author, and food industry/government consultant, on the topic "Weight A Minute - Managing Your Weight and Blood Sugar."
  • Tami Ross RD, LD, CDE, 2008 Diabetes Educator of the Year, author and member of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Diabetes Educators, will discuss real-life diabetes management with her theme "Rate Your Plate - Counting Carbs and Your Blessings."
  • Amy Hess-Fischl MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE, author and 2009 Diabetes Educator of the Year will talk about how to approach diabetes support with her subject, "We're All in This Together - Managing Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Teens is a Family Affair."

Additionally, Sherri Shepherd will discuss how her life and family members' lives have been affected by diabetes and the efforts she uses to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

To register for this free webcast, please visit www.DreamfieldsFoods.com/Webinar/. Registration enters you for a chance to win the grand prize consisting of an assorted case of Dreamfields pasta and an autographed copy of Sherri Shepherd's book, "Permission Slips." Attendees who submit questions get additional chances to win free pasta and autographed books! For more information about Diabetes 1.0 LIVE and diabetic-friendly recipes, visit www.DreamfieldsFoods.com.

Dreamfields is a delicious pasta with twice the fiber (5 grams; 20% of the daily recommendation), fewer digestible carbs and a lower glycemic index than traditional pasta. Its delectable taste and nutritional benefits make it a healthful option for people with diabetes and a flavorful, nourishing pasta for the entire family.

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