Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Diabetes Alert Day Program to be Held March 22
Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center will be celebrating Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 22 from 6 – 7:30 p.m., at MMH’s Strecker Cancer Center Conference Room. This program is a free education session and open to the public. No registration required.
Topics for this program will include:
• Taking Care of Your Feet/Wound Prevention, by Tammy Pierce, RN, clinical manager of MMH’s Wound Center
• Taking Care of Your Kidneys, by Kathy Reis, RN, diabetes program coordinator
• The Plate Method for Healthy Eating, by Jan Rary, RD
• Audience Q & A
Millions of Americans are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, and many more are unaware they are at high risk. For more information on Diabetes Awareness Day call the Diabetes Education Center at (740) 568-1702.
The Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system governed by a volunteer board of community members that are committed to providing comprehensive services that meet the needs of our region. We are comprised of a network of two hospitals, outpatient service sites, assisted and long-term care facilities and a retirement community. We work in innovative ways to meet the healthcare challenges of today, while preparing for the health needs of our communities in the future.