People with diabetes and those who care for them are invited to a free, community educational program about diabetes prevention and treatment on Monday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Arrowwood Lodge in Baxter.
Diabetes Dialogue will feature presentations by Cuyuna Regional Medical Center providers and a question and answer forum with a panel of experts including Internist Laura Rathe, M.D. Numerous educational booths will also offer the latest information for people with diabetes and their caregivers.
Diabetes Education Coordinator Shelly Hanson, A.P.R.N., will speak about new technology that is available for diabetics. Director of Clinical Nutrition Heather Erickson, R.D., will talk about fats and how they affect overall nutrition. Exercise Physiologist Amanda Weiss, E.P.C., will present information about physical activity.
Participants can also enjoy complimentary screenings and refreshments. There will also be drawings for door prizes.
No reservation is necessary. For more information, visit www.cuyunamed.org or call 218-545-4455.