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North Oaks Diabetes Education to Host Free Talk about Medication Management

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

Medication management is important for keeping many health conditions in check. For those with diabetes, it can be especially crucial.

Learn helpful strategies for medication management at a free group meeting, sponsored by North Oaks Diabetes Education, Tuesday, June 4. The meeting will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center’s Meeting Room C, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive. A physician referral and preregistration are not required to participate.Jamie Web

North Oaks Clinical Pharmacy Manager Jamie Covington will lead the discussion. She will talk about different approaches for managing medication. She also will explain how medication side effects and drug interactions can affect the body. Time for participants to share their own experiences, tips, ideas and concerns with others is planned, too.

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.