Diabetes Awareness Day is a national event held for patients living with diabetes, as well as the general population, with the intention to increase awareness of the latest tools and methods for diabetes self-management. Join us for a day of speakers, education and awareness about diabetes.
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Diabetes and Your Eyes
People with diabetes are at increased risk for eye complications. Early detection is key to optimal eye health. The earlier problems are diagnosed, the more successful the treatments can be. Learn about signs and symptoms of eye complications as well as what treatment options are available.
Featuring Douglas Leder, DO, Board Certified, Ophthalmology. | 11:00 a.m. - Noon
The ABC’s of Melanoma
Being outside for prolonged periods in the Florida sunshine exposes you to an increased risk of skin cancer. Learn what steps you can take to protect you and your family before going outside.
Featuring Peter A. Vitulli, DO, Dermatology. | Noon - 1 p.m.
Free Foot Screenings
People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Take part in our free foot screening to make sure your feet are healthy and free from any problems.
Provided by Andrew A. Lerner, DPM, Podiatry. | 8 a.m. - Noon