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Novant Health to Host Prediabetes 101 Seminar

Have you or a family member recently been diagnosed with prediabetes? Bring your questions to Novant Health nurse practitioner, Ginny Czimber, for a seminar to learn more about what steps to take to get better and stay healthy. The seminar on prediabetes will begin at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Brunswick Beacon Health Expo on Saturday, February 22, at Shallotte Middle School.

Topics to be covered will include tips for lowering blood sugar to include simple diet changes, exercise tips and overall health management. Czimber will also offer time to answer any questions participants may have.

Czimber joined Novant Health Oceanside Family Medicine & Convenient Care in Summer 2013. She completed her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, N.Y. Prior to joining Novant Health, Czimber worked at Wilmington Health Endocrinology where she specialized in endocrine disorders including diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, hyperparathyroidism and hypogonadism. Czimber was recently board certified in advanced diabetes management by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

The Brunswick Beacon Health Expo lasts from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 22. Community members are invited to come out to the free event for numerous health screenings and information on local health care services. Screenings will include prediabetes (A1C), blood pressure, obesity and cholesterol screenings provided by Novant Health.

For more information on the prediabetes seminar or the Brunswick Beacon Health Expo, call 910-721-1473.

Contact: Marketing & public relations, 910-721-1454

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014