This lecture is intended to give an introduction to the increasingly popular diabetes meal planning approach of carbohydrate counting. Lauren Dorman, MS, RD, CDE, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center, will review current carbohydrate recommendations for healthy eating and diabetes management and will end with a discussion on the impact of carbohydrates on blood sugar and weight management. Healthy sample meal plans will be provided to all participants. This workshop will take place at Boscov’s third floor Auditorium, Monmouth Mall, located on Eatontown Circle and Wyckoff Road in Eatontown. Registration is required by calling 732-542-1326. Free.