|Diabetes risk factors|
• Under 65 years of age and get little or no exercise during a typical day
• 45 years of age or older
• Woman who has had a baby weighing more than 9 pounds at birth
• A family member who has diabetes
DALTON, Ga.– Hamilton Medical Center’s (HMC) Diabetes and Nutrition Center will hold Diabetes: Taking Control, a free, one-night diabetes awareness event, on Thursday, March 21 in the Brown Auditorium at HMC.
From 5 to 5:30 p.m., free blood sugar screenings will be offered. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m.
|Leslie Roberts, MSH, RD, LD, CDE, diabetes clinician|
Leslie Roberts, MSH, RD, LD, CDE, diabetes and weight loss clinician, will speak on “Nutrition” at the event.
The first 25 attendees will receive a voucher for a free A1C test, and
the first 50 attendees will receive a free glucose meter.
The program is open to anyone wanting to learn more about diabetes. A light snack will be provided. Please register by March 18 by calling 706-272-6114 or registering on-line at hamiltonhealth.com/take-control.