CAMC’s Mini Medical School to host ‘Diabetes Basics 101’ public forum

The public is invited to CAMC’s Mini Medical School: Diabetes Basics 101.

According to The American Diabetes Association, about 223,338 people in West Virginia – or 15.7% of the adult population – have diagnosed diabetes. An additional 45,000 people in West Virginia have diabetes but don’t know it yet, which greatly increases their health risk.

Join us for this FREE community event as experts in the field speak on the basics of diabetes, both risks and causes of the disease, and prevention techniques that include information on healthy eating habits.

Thursday, April 25, at the CAMC Center for Learning and Academic Medicine, 3044 Chesterfield Avenue

FREE parking

5:30 to 6 p.m.

Displays and refreshments

Displays include information from the CAMC Foundation, CAMC Volunteer Services, the Cancer Center Resource Center, CAMC Telemedicine, along with social workers who will be on site to help with advanced medical directives.

6 to 8 p.m.

Program, Question & Answer

Call (304) 388-9960 or email institute@camc.org with questions.

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