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Learn About Diabetes at Special FHN Event

11/13/2012, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn how you can manage your diabetes like an Ironman triathlete at a special FHN Speakers Series presentation Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive, Freeport.

The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a health fair featuring product suppliers, dietary experts with recipes and samples, and representatives from various FHN services. At 6:30 p.m., special guest Jay Hewitt, an Ironman triathlete who has Type 1 diabetes, will give a motivational speech about overcoming obstacles and achieving your goals while living with this chronic condition. FHN dietitan Nicolette Drane, RD, LDN, CDE will also lead a discussion about the prevention and treatment of diabetes.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. To register, visit www.fhn.org/diabetes or call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901.