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Free Talk on Managing Diabetes During the Holidays Scheduled Nov. 13

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

For those with diabetes, the holidays can be challenging because of the focus on food and disruptions to daily routines.Courtney Cornett

Learn how to holiday-proof your diabetes management plan and enjoy the festivities by attending a free group meeting, sponsored by North Oaks Diabetes Education, from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13.

The meeting will be held on the second floor of North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, M.D., Drive in Hammond. Provider referrals and pre-registration are not required.

Brittany FranciscoNorth Oaks Dietetic Interns Courtney Cornett and Brittany Francisco (pictured above, from left) will share holiday tips to help you keep your blood sugar levels on track. Time for participants to share their own experiences, tips, ideas and concerns 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 families 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.