Health System Offering Understanding and Managing Your Diabetes Workshop

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: March 7, 2008 – As part of Southeast Georgia Health System’s on-going series of free health lectures and workshops, board certified endocrinologist Shenon Badre, MD, will present “Understanding and Managing Your Diabetes.” This workshop will take place Thursday, March 13 from 7-9 p.m., in Conference Room 1 of the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive.

The event will cover information on understanding diabetes, diabetes meal planning, proper carbohydrate counting, exercise, diabetes preparedness, including how to make a disaster preparedness kit, travel tips for diabetics, hypo/hyperglycemia management, and sick day management. Additional topics will include blood sugar testing glycemic goals, when to test blood sugars, proper handling and storage of insulin, management of insulin injection sites, and more. Following the presentation Dr. Badre will answer questions from the audience. Light, healthy refreshments will also be served

To register or for more information, call (912) 466-5160 or go to www.sghs.com and register at the on-line calendar.