UM promotes healthy living in Delta schools
When University of Mississippi nutritionist Janie Cole explained to a group of elementary school students in the Delta that diabetes is, in many cases, preventable, she saw an instant reaction.
“The children straightened up in their seats, and you could see the light bulbs going off in their heads,” said Cole, a registered dietitian. “I knew we were going to make a difference. It was a defining moment.”
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