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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center to host free event for patients with diabetes and their supporters

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – On Saturday, April 14, Novant Health will host a special event called “Living Well with Diabetes: Community Support Day,” featuring free health screenings and more at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Conference Center.

The free public event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will offer free A1C screenings, diabetes education for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and a healthy lunch and door prizes.

Seminar topics are designed to empower diabetes patients to live their best lives. They include:

• Nutrition

• Exercise

• Stress management

• Diabetes and children

• Prediabetes

• Diabetes survival skills

• Bariatric surgery

• Diabetes and heart disease

• Diabetes and pregnancy

• New technology

• Medications

• The importance of having a primary care provider, and more.

Patients are welcome to bring a support person. Registration is required. To register, go to NovantHealth.org/localevents and click the link for Triad area events. For questions, call 704-316-7231.

Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018