This November 15, join us in our celebration of National Healthy Lunch Day as part of American Diabetes Month®. Commit to eating a healthy meal on this day—and every day—and encourage others in your life to do the same.
In addition, we know how important it is for people with diabetes to eat a healthy meal to maintain their blood glucose levels. As part of American Diabetes Month, we are sharing stories of real people with diabetes through our campaign theme, This Is Diabetes™. For National Healthy Lunch Day, we are encouraging those of you in the diabetes community to take a photo of what a healthy lunch means to you.
Participating is easy. We encourage you all to snap a photo of your healthy lunch and share on social media using the official hashtags #HealthyLunchDay and #ThisIsDiabetes. We’ve also provided free resources—including recipes, tip sheets and infographics to share with family and friends.
Join us for a healthy lunch on November 15!
Attend to learn more about innovative and targeted approaches to diabetes care and education.
November 18, 2016
7 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Fellowship Dallas | 9330 North Central Expressway, Dallas
At this conference, you will have the opportunities to:
• Obtain CME and CEs (RN, RD, Pharm and SW)
• Receive the latest information in diabetes management
• Speak with diabetes experts and thought leaders
• Network with your peers
The conference is designed for:
Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, social workers and diabetes educators.
website link also: www.parklandhospital.com/DiabetesConference
Click the document below to view the agenda for the conference.
This month American Girl Dolls are toting a new accessory: a diabetes care kit priced at $24. The kit includes a monitor, lancing device, glucose tablets and pump that attaches at the waist. Here’s a review of the diabetes care kit:
And an opinion article from Medical Marketing and Media.
Tell us what you think. Does your child have one yet? Would you buy it?
IN NORTH TEXAS
Our mission, to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes, can be seen in everything we do. Through your support, the American Diabetes Association is able to provide valuable programs and life-saving resources to the nearly 29 million Americans living with diabetes – over 700,000 of them in North Texas, their families and health care professionals. See how your contributions made a difference and helped us advance our mission in North Texas
Check out this picture below for more information diabetes.org/northtexas
Join us for the next meeting of the
Diabetes Support Group
Free event ~ Open to the public ~ No reservations required
Click this link to learn more… Methodist Meeting Event
Monday ~ January 13, 2013
6:00 ~ 7:00 PM
Speaker : Doris Giles, MS, RN
Congregational Nursing Coordinator
Methodist Charlton Medical Center
Get Inspired to Manage Your Diabetes in 2014
Methodist Charlton Auditorium
3500 W. Wheatland Road Dallas, TX
First Floor – Outpatient Building
For more information, please call the Diabetes Events Hotline at (214) 947-7289
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