Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Diabetes Day set for April 13th

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 13, 2013. The program will take place from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Speakers will discuss topics of interest to individuals with diabetes. Along with speakers, there will be information regarding diabetes.

Speakers for the day include:

  • Scott Barry DDS with Barry Family Dentistry will discuss “Diabetes and Dental Health”. Many individuals do not realize that elevated blood glucose can cause dental problems. Oral problems will also raise blood glucose.
  • Matthew Painting DPM with Western Ohio Podiatric Medical Center, will discuss “Diabetes and Foot Care”. Knowing how to care for ones feet will lower the risk of developing foot complications.
  • Karen Droesch RD,LD,CDE the Diabetes Educator at Wayne HealthCare will discuss “Beating the Odds”. Karen will discuss taking care of diabetes and preventative screenings to lower the risk of developing complications.

Registration fee is $5.00 for each participant who pre-registers before April 10, 2013. After this date or at the door, the fee is $7.00 per participant.

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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