Event Also Features Free Vision Screenings for Attendees
RACELAND – According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), diabetes impacts nearly 26 million Americans. These impacts are tremendous with diabetes contributing to a range of serious health complications such as kidney failure, amputations, heart disease, stroke and even death.
Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital will host a FREE Diabetes Education Seminar on Wednesday, November 14th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in St. Anne meeting room 1 to provide residents the information they need to make healthier lifestyle choices to prevent or manage the disease. Topics to be discussed include:
• Living with Diabetes the Cajun Way
Angelique Torres, DNP, ANP-C
• Eat What You Love and Love What You Eat
Karen Keiser, RD, LDN
• Putting it All Together
Mae Hitt, RN, CDE
• Understanding Diabetes Effects of the Eye
Monique Robinson, MBA
Participants will also receive FREE vision screenings provided by SEECA Medical Inc. and free lunch. To register or for more information contact Mae Hitt at 985-537-8350.
About Ochsner’s Raceland services:Ochsner’s Raceland services include seven local health centers and Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital. Ochsner Raceland is a part of Ochsner Health System, southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. For more information, please visit www.ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.