Diabetes Self-Management Event Offered at SIU

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October 18, 2013

 

Diabetes self-management event offered at SIU med school

Adults with diabetes are invited to attend a diabetes self-management event offered by the Division of Endocrinology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

The free education program, ‘Stick With It!,” will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at the Simmons Cancer Institute, 320 W. Carpenter St., Springfield.

The program is designed for adults with diabetes and their support persons. It will provide information about various aspects of living with diabetes, including potential complications, nutrition, testing and monitoring. Instructors are Caren Bryant, nurse diabetes educator, Cheryl Burns, registered dietitian, and Dr. Jonathan Sagum, endocrinology fellow, all with SIU.

Various displays, prize drawings, give-aways and refreshments will be available.   

Participants must register before October 30. Parking is available in the adjacent lot. For more information and to register, call SIU Endocrinology at 217-545-7985 weekdays.

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Karen Carlson,
SIU, 217-545-3854

 

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