DIABETES AWARENESS: ARE YOU AT RISK?
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013
12-1 p.m., Tech Park, 14 Technology Drive
Clinical Education Dept., Suite 1, Training Room
GUEST SPEAKER: Elissa Feldman, RD-registered dietician, CDE-certified diabetes education, CDN-certified dietician nutritionist.
DESCRIPTION: Are you at risk for developing diabetes? Do you have family members with diabetes? Are you caring for a person with diabetes? What is the definition of diabetes, Type1 and Type 2? What does it mean when you have pre-diabetes? What is a carbohydrate? Can I eat fruit? It's full of sugar?
All of these questions and more will be addressed at our Healthier U workshop.
Help yourself and your loved ones avoid the complications of diabetes or avoid the diagnosis of diabetes. It can be done!
Very simple and easy suggestions can help you control your blood sugars, without turning your life upside down and costing you a fortune!
Come and learn the answers to your questions and much more!
Check out the Stony Brook Medicine calendar for more events that will help create a Healthier U!
ONGOING: Flu vaccines for all faculty and staff at the Student Health Service, fee $25. LEARN MORE
ONGOING: Pertussis vaccines available to hospital employees at Employee Health & Wellness, Level 3 Room #557. Call 444-7767.
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