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Free Diabetes Medications Seminar

Free Seminar Offers Latest Information on Diabetes Medications

“What about Medications for Diabetics?” will be the theme of the presentation this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at the King Family Library from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Eric Lee, Pharm D, of Lee’s Total Health Pharmacy will discuss the use of medications that help manage blood glucose and prevent complications. This program is Free and open to the public.

Medication for Diabetes is a hot topic today with all the suggestions on media, which is often confusing. Some people even think medications are not necessary, or forget taking medications due to their busy lifestyle. However, research shows that medications do play a critical role in the health of individuals, particularly with diabetes.

Many new diabetes medications for managing blood glucose are being developed each year. In addition, over the counter medications and some natural supplements can sometimes interact with diabetes medication. Therefore, it is important to communicate with your health care team of doctors and pharmacist.

Medications are a tool for managing your health and should be used as prescribed by health professionals. However, it is crucial to ask questions and stay informed. Learn more by attending the Diabetes and Medication program.

The King Family Library is located at 408 High St. in Sevierville, Tenn.

For questions, you may contact Linda Hyder at 865-453-3695.

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