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Diabetes Awareness Mondays

Diabetes Awareness Mondays at the King Family Library in Sevierville

Diabetes Awareness Mondays are coming to the King Family Library, September 29- October 20. This event has been organized through UT Extension, Linda Hyder, to include a “Super Star Line Up” of professionals speaking on topics common to diabetes.

Each Monday beginning on September 29, a professional will address an important self-management skill. The topics and speakers will vary weekly. Monday, September 29, Jane Kelly, with UT Healthy Living Kitchen will present a program on Simplified Eating with Diabetes. October 6, Rhonda McCammon, Fresenius Medical Services, will discuss Preventing Kidney Disease. On October 13, Dr. Joseph Florence of the Quillen College of Medicine will teach Foot Care. The final Monday, October 20, Eric Lee of Lee’s Total Health Pharmacy will present a program on Medications for Diabetics.

The public is invited to attend these sessions at no charge. Each weekly program will be held from 5:30 – 6:30 at the King Family Public Library, 408 High Street in Sevierville.

This is a great opportunity to be updated on everyday issues and better manage diabetes. Registration is requested for obtaining correct number for handouts, but the programs are free. For registration or questions, contact Linda Hyder, UT Extension at 453-3695 or [email protected].

About UT Extension - Sevier County

UT Extension provides a gateway to the University of Tennessee as the outreach unit of the Institute of Agriculture. It is a statewide educational organization, funded by federal, state and local governments, that brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and resource development to the people of Tennessee where they live and work. Sevier News Messenger distributes UT Extension news as a courtesy. UT Extension - Sevier County can be found at https://extension.tennessee.edu/Sevier