‘Top Chef’ featured speaker in Nov. 14 diabetes event at Reid Health

November 8th, 2018

The annual celebration of National Diabetes Awareness Month will include two special events at Reid Health on Wednesday, Nov. 14, with one featuring a diabetes expert and another a nationally known ‘Top Chef.’

Erica Kretchman, D.O.

Erica Kretchman, D.O.

The first event from noon to 12:30 p.m. in Lingle Auditorium features Erica Kretchman, D.O., with Reid Endocrinology Center in a presentation titled “Lower Your Risk of Diabetes.”

Dr. Kretchman will then join other members of her staff for the 12th Annual Diabetes Event from 5 to 7 p.m. in Lingle Grand Hall & Auditorium. The event features Tiffany Derry, Bravo TV’s “Top Chef” fan favorite and entrepreneur, healthy hors d’oeuvres and a light dessert. The program is sponsored by the Reid Health Diabetes Education Program and novo nordisk™.

Derry built her TD Concepts brand and company from the ground up in Dallas. She found a love of cooking at an early age and is a graduate of The Art Institute of Houston. She became a national spokesperson for the school and a sought-after sous chef at regionally acclaimed restaurants.

Tiffany Derry

Tiffany Derry

She has a personal family connection with diabetes and has made it her mission to education about healthy lifestyles and portion control. She stands by one rule in her kitchen, says her bio: “Make it taste good or forget it!”

Pre-registration is required for the evening event by calling (765) 983-7961.