Diabetes Management Program

by Kayley Gamm, RD, LD

Hy-Vee at 37th St is partnering with 125live to bring you a 7 week long diabetes management program. Blending education and action, this 7 week program will highlight key elements of diabetes management and supervised physical activity. This program will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-11am. Each Tuesday, participants will meet with our team of professionals: Registered Dietitian Kayley Gamm, Pharmacist Brian Fisk and Exercise Physiologists at 125live. Topics that will be covered will include blood glucose monitoring, diabetes medications, meal planning and grocery shopping, exercise and stress management. Then, every Thursday, participants will meet again for personalized, supervised exercise training with the experts at 125live.

This comprehensive diabetes management program is the first in the Rochester Area. For more information contact Hy-Vee dietitian, Kayley Gamm at 507-289-2066 or contact 125live at 507-287-1404 or via website at www.125livemn.org.

Our next class begins Tuesday, July 25th and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-11 until September 7th. Space is limited so register early to secure a spot. To register call 125live or visit https://secure.rec1.com/MN/rochester-senior-center/catalog.

Kayley Gamm, RD, LD, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Community Medical Dietetics from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. After graduation, she moved to Quincy, IL where she worked as both an inpatient and outpatient dietitian. While in Illinois, she developed a diabetes education program as well as a community-based wellness program. She then moved to Medford, OR, where she spent a year and a half as a diabetes educator. For the past year and a half she has been living and working in New Zealand. Kayley has a passion for program development and community education. Her most recent project was starting a medical clinic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There, she acted as medical director and developed a telemedicine program to bring nutrition education to the country. Kayley grew up in Mantorville, so returns to the Rochester area to be closer to family and friends. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading and eating at new restaurants. For more posts from Kayley, click here.