November 7th Diabetes Event: The Sweet Life

Submitted by Kara Meeks, Augusta Health Diabetes Educator

The Sweet Life: Managing Your Diabetes

What: Augusta Health is sponsoring a FREE educational event for community members that focuses on diabetes management. The evening will include a presentation by an Augusta Health Endocrinologist and a cooking demonstration by a chef who is managing his own diabetes by eating healthfully. Also included in the program; a panel discussion with various Augusta Health diabetes experts. Blood sugars will be taken, if desired, during this event.

When: Tuesday, November 7, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: Augusta Community Care Building – Rooms 1, 2, and 3

RSVP/Information: Please call the Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program at (540) 213-2537 or (540) 941-2537

Diabetes Basics Handout: For patients who need an easy-to-follow guide to diabetic “survival skills,” we encourage providers to share this Diabetes Fact Sheet. This handout on diabetes basics was developed by an interdisciplinary team as part of Augusta Health’s effort to improve diabetes education in our community.