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Diabetes Matters

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Diabetes Matters

A free, monthly diabetes education class with expert speakers (for the first hour), and group discussion (for the last hour), provides science-based information to help all community members increase knowledge about diabetes. Individuals and families who live with diabetes are encouraged to attend. No registration is required - just show up!

When: First Thursday of the month (except July),
Time: Lecture: 7 to 8 p.m. Support Group: 8 to 9 p.m.

Where: Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium (Washington West, 2500 Mowry)
See map below for class locations.
Call: (510) 745-6556 for more information

Upcoming Diabetes Matters seminars:

January 8: Diabetes & Your Eyes: Prevention and Treatment of Complications

February 5: Diabetes & Stroke: What is the Connection?

March 5: Diabetes & Your Skin: How Uncontrolled Blood Sugar Affects Wound Healing

April 2: Gastroparesis: When Diabetes Leads to a Lazy Stomach

May 7: What Do All Those Labs Mean? Understanding and Using Your Results to Improve Diabetes Management

June 4 : Diabetes Ups & Downs: Troubleshooting High and Low Blood Sugar Levels

 For more information on upcoming Diabetes Matters seminars, call (510) 745-6556.

If you wish to get on the mailing list to receive flyers about specific, upcoming events, please contact Vida Reed, R.N., Certified Diabetes Educator at Washington Hospital at (510) 745-6556 or email


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