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Managing Diabetes the Next Topic of Healthy Living Together

Kris Kreiner, BS, RD, Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Quality Coordinator

McKenzie Health System is proud to announce the next Healthy Living Together event topic is Diabetes, Let’s Talk About It: Counting Carbs and Exercise. Registered Dietitian Kris Kreiner will be the speaker at this event, which will offer valuable insights and practical tips on managing diabetes.

The live event takes place on Wednesday, February 21, from 12:00 noon to 1 p.m. and includes the ability to watch via Zoom or call in via phone. “Healthy Living…Together” events are also recorded and shared via McKenzie Health System’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. Our speaker will be on video so participants are able to see and hear her; participants will be able to type interactive questions and comments for the Q&A discussion. Online registration for the free event is now available at

Kris Kreiner, RD, is a respected member of the healthcare community in the field of nutrition, with a wealth of experience in helping individuals manage and thrive despite the challenges of diabetes. She recently helped establish the McKenzie Health System – Diabetes Self-Management Education Service which is accredited by the State of Michigan and the American Diabetes Association.

Other 2024 dates and topics include:

· March 20, Fishing in Sanilac County: Is It Safe to Eat?; Laurie Messing, Food Safety

Educator, Michigan State University Extension

· April 17, Listening to Your Children; Breonna Studer, Clinical Supervisor, Sanilac County

Community Mental Health

· May 15, Digital Safety: What Parents Need to Know; Matthew Gezequel, Sandusky

Police Department

· June 19 (in person)—held at Diamond Trail, Sandusky, Exercise and Tai Chi for Seniors;

Sandra Martin-Adams, Senior Services, McKenzie Health System

· July 17, Messages of Hope: Recovery from Substance Abuse Disorder and Mental Health Challenges; Lori Ziolkowski, Families Against Narcotics

· August 21, Preparing for Back to School; Leann Kerr, Peck Elementary Principal, Title 1 Coordinator and Curriculum Director

· September 18, Eating Healthy on a Budget; Carol Bublitz, Community Nutrition Instructor, Michigan State University Extension

· October 16, Organizing Tips & Hacks; Connie Kramer, Integrit Cleaning & Organizing Service

· November 20, Healthy Holiday Meals; Mary Gilbert, Community Nutrition Instructor, Michigan State University Extension

Healthy Living…Together is a project developed by McKenzie Health System in collaboration with the Sanilac County Health Department, MSU Extension, Great Start Collaborative Sanilac, and Sanilac County Community Mental Health. For more Healthy Living Events please visit