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Diabetes Patient Speaks Out About Taking Control of the Disease

Posted on: September 15th, 2010


South Georgia Medical Center’s Diabetes Management Center will host its monthly Life with Diabetes session on Monday, September 20, at 6:00 p.m. at the Diabetes ManagementCenter. This month’s meeting will have special guest, Garland Stephens, member of the sanofi-aventis A1C Champions, which is a patient led approach to diabetes education. Garland’s presentation will cover topics including: Achieving good glucose control, learning about effective self management, developing a balanced, healthy lifestyle, planning and prioritizing diabetes management, overcoming fears surrounding diabetes, and finding resources for diabetes support.Participation is free of charge and open to all people withdiabetes and their caregivers. For additional information call (229) 249- 4121, ext. 30