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Navigating Diabetes Today: Update on Medications to Manage Diabetes (virtual)

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NEW online format during COVID-19 closure

Navigating Diabetes Today is a Verdant program to support individuals living with diabetes. To continue supporting you in managing your diabetes, we are moving our monthly support group to a virtual online format. Join us the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. virtually on your computer or smartphone for a presentation by a health professional to learn up-to-date information about diabetes and strategies for better blood sugar control. See details about this month’s group below.

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Navigating Diabetes Today – October 2020

Updates on Medications to Manage Diabetes

Join Dr. Eric Wong, PharmD for an up-to-date review of medication management options for people living with diabetes.

This presentation will discuss how various medications are used to manage diabetes and control an individual’s blood sugar levels. The session will include the following topics:

  • Discuss how different diabetes medications work in the body
  • Newer diabetes medications on the market
  • Common side effects and tips for how to manage them
  • Immunization recommendations
  • Financial assistance resources
  • Question & answer with pharmacists trained in diabetes management

This free program takes place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 6-7:30 p.m. PDT (Pacific Daylight Timezone) in a virtual meeting room from your computer or smartphone. A Zoom link will be emailed 48 hours before the session to individuals who register.

Registration is limited to those with a diabetes or pre-diabetes diagnosis and their support person. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the link to join the online meeting.

 

Organizers:
Sound Dietitians and the Verdant Health Commission

Cost:
Free

Pre-registration Required?
Yes, registration is limited to those with a diabetes or pre-diabetes diagnosis and their support person. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the link to join the online meeting.

For More Information or to Register:
Visit the registration website or call (425) 582-8600.

Event Location:
Online using Zoom, a web-based video conferencing platform that is free. This class can be access from a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. We recommend testing your device’s Zoom capabilities by visiting https://zoom.us/test prior to your use of Zoom.