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Hy-Vee Dietitians Host Virtual Events in April Focused on Diabetes Health

April 1, 2021 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (April 1, 2021) — Throughout the month of April, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host free virtual events – including store tours and live classes – to provide education about ways to shop and snack to help manage diabetes symptoms. 

Free A1C Screenings
Hy-Vee dietitians will conduct 1,000 free A1C screenings throughout the month at more than 40 store locations. Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that individuals living with diabetes use to manage their blood glucose levels by providing information about that individual’s average levels of blood glucose over a 2- to 3-month period.  Appointments are assigned on a first-come, first served bases. Limited screenings available. 

“Diabetes Myths, Facts and Low-Carb Snacks” Classes
Hy-Vee dietitians will host live classes on their telehealth platform to debunk common diabetes food myths and provide customers with the basic facts of diabetes management. Likewise, Hy-Vee dietitians will share quick and easy low-carb snacks to incorporate into daily meal plans to help encourage healthy lifestyles. The “Diabetes Myths, Facts and Low-Carb Snacks” classes will be offered 10 times throughout the month.

Diabetes Virtual Store Tours
Hy-Vee dietitians will lead diabetes virtual store tours at select Hy-Vee locations, while sharing the basics of carb counting, highlighting products to incorporate into a daily routine, lower carb substitutions, and dietitian favorite food brands that shoppers can find at Hy-Vee. The diabetes virtual store tours will be offered 10 times throughout the month. 

Register for any of the free events by searching your location at Classes are offered throughout the month of April, by appointment only. 


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 275 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 88,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit