Oct. 19 event addresses ‘Taking Control of Your Diabetes’

Online Staff Report

Diabetes and Nutrition Services at Rockford Health Physicians — North Rockton Avenue is sponsoring a presentation on “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” at 5:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event will be in Dining Rooms 2 and 3 in Café 2400 at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

The Diabetes A1C Champions Program, sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis U.S., is a patient-led approach to diabetes education. The program will include an empowering presentation for people with diabetes, their family and friends. This patient-to-patient presentation will include a personal story from an A1C Champion about controlling diabetes; achieving good blood sugar control, insulin benefits, effective self-management techniques, developing a balanced lifestyle, and planning and prioritizing diabetes management.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Call Diabetes and Nutrition Services at (815) 971-2550.

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