Saturday, March 3, 2012

Diabetes Day set for April 14th

Diabetes Day is a wonderful opportunity for individuals with diabetes and their families to learn more about managing diabetes. Diabetes Day will be offered at Wayne HealthCare on Saturday, April 14, 2012. The program will take place from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Speakers will discuss topics of interest to individuals with diabetes. Along with speakers, there will be numerous displays by companies serving the diabetes community.

We wanted to provide individuals with topics which will help them on their journey with diabetes. The topics will be discussed by a handful of talented individuals in Darke County.

Dee Carrington PTA, with Wayne HealthCare will provide an interactive session regarding “Diabetes and Exercise”. The talk will begin by discussing exercise when you have diabetes. You will than learn how to properly do strength training and stretching exercises.

Matthew Painting DPM with Western Ohio Podiatric Medical Center will discuss “Diabetes and Foot Care”. Knowing how to care for your feet will lower your risk of developing foot complications.
Karen Droesch RD,LD,CDE the Diabetes Educator at Wayne HealthCare will discuss “Nutrition Tips” to control your blood glucose and reduce your risk of complications. Karen will break down nutrition into bit size tips.

Registration fee is $5.00 for each participant if you pre-register before April 10, 2012. After this date or at the door, the fee is $7.00 per participant. The cost includes lectures, venders, handouts, and refreshment breaks.

For more information or to register call 937-547-5750. Do not put off learning how you can live healthy with diabetes. Attend Diabetes Day and be healthier tomorrow.

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