The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate American Diabetes Month November 3
- October 8, 2015
SALINAS, CA (October, 2015)—The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate American Diabetes Month November 3, themed this year as “Eat Well, America”. The event also celebrates World Diabetes Day, which marks the second of a 3-year focus on healthy living and diabetes, with its theme “Diabetes: Protect Our Future”.
- There will be an information booth inside of the main lobby of building 500 (Main Hospital), where anyone can visit and pick up diabetes information, including a risk-assessment tool which Diabetes Education Center staff can help score.
- Tuesday, November 3
- 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- NOTE: There will be no diabetes testing on this date
Diabetes education is a collaborative process through which people with or at risk for diabetes gain the knowledge and skills needed to modify behavior and successfully self-manage the disease and its related conditions. Services are provided by diabetes educators.