Highland News Leader

St. Joseph’s-Highland to host free diabetes education event

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland (SJH) will be hosting a free diabetes education and wellness event on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Frisse Conference Room. Guest speakers Rebecca Merchiroi, nurse practitioner, and Cindy Hartman, registered dietitian, who will talk about diabetes education and nutrition.

A representative from the SJH Wound Care Center will also be attending to speak and answer questions on skin and wound care, as well as an interactive session on label reading/nutrition and turning some holiday “favorites” into diabetic friendly versions for upcoming gatherings.

Organizers have designed this event to be useful for all people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, or those just wanting to be healthier.

For more information, or questions, call Emily Korte at 651-2657.