WVU and HSTA promote diabetes awareness

Students at Greenbrier East HSTA partnered with WVU Extension Families and Health to raise diabetes awareness and promote faculty health at Greenbrier East High School. WVU Extension and WVU School of Public Health are currently conducting a research program through a WVU Public Service Grant by conducting A1C tests and surveys throughout West Virginia. HSTA advisor Shane Hanna and Kay Davis, WVU Extension Agent, conducted A1C tests and surveyed participants and HSTA students prepared A1C kits and hosted a diabetes resource display featuring recipes and health tools for faculty. For more information about HSTA, contact Shane Hanna at Greenbrier East High School; and for information about diabetes program like Dining with Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention Program, contact Kay Davis at Greenbrier County WVU Extension Service at 304-647-7408. Pictured: HSTA students Madison Withrow (left), Alexandra Boone, Alysan Miller, Tiana Turner and Josie Hanna.
Students at Greenbrier East HSTA partnered with WVU Extension Families and Health to raise diabetes awareness and promote faculty health at Greenbrier East High School. WVU Extension and WVU School of Public Health are currently conducting a research program through a WVU Public Service Grant by conducting A1C tests and surveys throughout West Virginia. HSTA advisor Shane Hanna and Kay Davis, WVU Extension Agent, conducted A1C tests and surveyed participants and HSTA students prepared A1C kits and hosted a diabetes resource display featuring recipes and health tools for faculty. For more information about HSTA, contact Shane Hanna at Greenbrier East High School; and for information about diabetes program like Dining with Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention Program, contact Kay Davis at Greenbrier County WVU Extension Service at 304-647-7408. Pictured: HSTA students Madison Withrow (left), Alexandra Boone, Alysan Miller, Tiana Turner and Josie Hanna.

 

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