SAFB - Viva Bien/Live Well with Diabetes

San Antonio Food Bank

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The "SAFB - Viva Bien/Live Well with Diabetes" is a FREE, BILINGUAL Lifestyle Education Initiative of the SAFB Nutrition, Health & Wellness Division offered three times a year from the third week of March to the second week of November (March 22nd to March 8th, 2017). The nine week curriculum covers a variety of Nutrition, Health and Wellness topics with strong focus on Healthy Cooking and Exercise to better manage Diabetes Type-2 or prevent it. Every class include at least 3 Hands-on Cooking Demonstrations and participants receive incentives for knowledge gained and intention to cook healthier at home. Participants are encouraged to bring their spouses or other family members along!

Languages Offered:

English, Spanish

Time(s) of Day Offered:

Daytime, Evening, Weekday

Program Setting:

Community, Worksite

Service Area(s):

Downtown, East, Southeast, South, Southwest, West

Target Age(s):

  • Children (0 - 10)
  • Teenager (11-20)
  • Adults (21-55)
  • Seniors (55+)

Diabetes Focus:

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Pre-Diabetes


  • Diabetes 101
  • Healthy Eating
  • Exercise for Strength and Energy
  • Controlling Diabetes Symptoms
  • Setting Goals
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Heart Health
  • Newly Diagnosed
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Food Insecurity
  • Gardening

Program Type/Format:

  • Group Education Series
  • Food Insecurity Consultation


  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Food Insecurity Assessment
  • Referral to Federal Benefits


5200 Enrique Barrera Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78227






Isabel Ramos-Lebron

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