Risk factors linking heart disease and diabetes will be explored at a free
group meeting, sponsored by
North Oaks Diabetes Education, Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference
Center, located within
North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive in Hammond. No physician referral or preregistration
North Oaks Cardiology Clinic Nurse Practitioner
Charlie Shelton will offer tips on how diabetes patients can identify and reduce the risk
factors associated with heart disease. Time for participants to share
their own experiences, tips, ideas and concerns with others also is planned.
North Oaks Diabetes Education offers group meetings on a monthly basis
to discuss insights on current health topics to help participants live
their healthiest lives. The meetings are free and open to those with diabetes,
their family and friends.
The American Diabetes Association recognizes North Oaks Diabetes Education
as meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
For more information about upcoming meetings, please call the North Oaks
Education Department at (985) 230-5723 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.