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Hy-Vee Dietitians to Provide 1,500 FREE A1C Screenings in November

October 31, 2022 | News & Press Releases

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Oct. 31, 2022) — In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host events in November focused on helping individuals manage their blood sugar levels and helping create a balanced lifestyle. Events will include virtual cooking classes, store tours and free A1C screenings throughout the month. 

A1C Screenings 
Hy-Vee dietitians will offer 1,500 free A1C screenings at more than 60 Hy-Vee locations throughout the company’s eight-state region, available while supplies last. Results will be provided during the appointment. Individuals can register online for their free A1C screening.

Healthy Habits Meal Plan (Gluten-free or dairy-free menus also available)
Hy-Vee dietitians will offer a four-week menu program for individuals seeking a meal plan to support a balanced lifestyle with one-on-one support. The plan includes simple dietitian-inspired recipes, convenient grocery lists, balanced meals and snacks, and weekly one-on-one visits with a Hy-Vee dietitian to track progress, ask questions and stay motivated. 

Free Wellness Wednesdays with Hy-Vee Dietitians (Virtual)
Complimentary Wellness Wednesday classes will be offered virtually each week in November from noon to 12:30 p.m. Topics will include: Gluten-Free Holiday Baking, Holiday Charcuterie Board, Holiday Travel Treats, Cereal Bars, and Carb Conscious Holidays. Each class will also include a simple and delicious recipe demonstration. Registration is required.  

Freezer Meal Workshops (Virtual)
Hy-Vee dietitians will host two kinds of virtual Freezer Meal Workshops designed to help families save time and money by preparing nutritious meals ahead of time. Participants can register and receive a step-by-step guide, recipes and a Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link with all of the ingredients already added for easy shopping. Cost is $10. 

•    Gluten Free and Dairy Free
Hy-Vee dietitians make it easy for individuals to manage their dietary restrictions related to allergies and food sensitivities. In this freezer meal workshop individuals will prepare five flavorful, budget-friendly meals. Registration is available online

•    Traditional
In this freezer meal workshop, individuals will learn how to prep meals ahead of time while saving both time and money. Individuals will receive a step-by-step guide, recipes, a shopping list and a Hy-Vee Aisles Online shoppable link to help individuals and families reach their health goals. Registration is available online

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Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 285 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of more than $13 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 5 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 3 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit