Kate Lilly, a member of the A1C Champions® Program, will be delivering a free educational program at Saline Memorial Hospital to share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and her personal experience living with diabetes at the following:
Diabetes Patient Educates Peers on Taking Control of the Disease
When: Thursday, June 28th at 9:30am
Where: Saline Memorial Hospital, Classroom 1
1 Medical Park DriveBenton, AR 72015
Contact: Courtney Fose at 501-776-6052
The A1C Champions® Program, supported by Sanofi, is a patient-led approach to diabetes education. A1C Champions® know first-hand the challenges and obstacles to maintaining control of their diabetes. They are REAL people…with REAL A1C control…providing REAL inspiration.
Kate will cover topics including:
- Achieving good glucose control
- Learning about effective self-management
- Developing a balanced, healthy lifestyle
- Planning and prioritizing diabetes management
- Overcoming fears surrounding diabetes
- Finding resources for diabetes support
If you or someone you know is struggling with diabetes or has an A1C that is 7% or above, the A1C Champions® can provide motivation to take those first steps to better blood glucose control. Diabetes patients need to know they are not alone and there are people like Kate who can help them along their journey with diabetes.