Free session on controlling your diabetes scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, at UT Health Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Do you feel like diabetes is running your life? Learn how to better manage your disease during a free session from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Hudnall Auditorium at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, 11937 U.S. Highway 271 in Tyler.

“Taking Control of Your Diabetes” will feature David Shafer, MD, director of UTHSCT’s Center for Diabetes Care, said Dexter Jones, UTHSCT’s special events coordinator. In addition, Paula Jernigan of Euless, Texas, will talk about how she uses diet, exercise, and stress reduction as part of her regimen to manage her diabetes.

UTHSCT and Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals are sponsoring the session, and Sanofi-Aventis will provide a light snack. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.

For more information or to reserve a place, call (903) 877-5122.

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