Are you concerned about your child's weight gain? Do you have questions about diabetes? Do you have low HDL and high triglycerides? Family history of diabetes?
If you have any of these concerns, please come to the "Diabetes, Prevention and Management" presentation at the United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15. Judy Hawkins, pharmacist and diabetes educator from Susan B. Allen hospital will be on hand to talk about diabetes and answer questions.
"The prevalence of type 2 diabetes increased 21% among American youth from 2001 to 2009, while type 1 diabetes rose 23 percent, per the American Diabetes Association. Also, increasing obesity rates are partly to blame for the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes,” stated Judy Hawkins.Attend and join the discussion, the public is welcome.
Healthy snacks will be served.