Mar 25, 2013

Diabetes Day set for April 13

GREENVILLE--Diabetes Day, a wonderful opportunity for individuals with diabetes and their families to learn more about managing diabetes, will be offered at Wayne HealthCare on April 13, 9 a.m. to noon.

Speakers for the day include Scott Barry DDS with Barry Family Dentistry who 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 taking care of diabetes and preventative screenings to lower the risk of developing complications in “Beating the Odds.”

Along with speakers, there will be information regarding diabetes.

Registration fee is $5 for each participant who pre-registers before April 10. After this date or at the door, the fee is $7 per participant.

For more information or to register call 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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