Osher LLI Presents Diabetes 101 Lecture Series

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter


By lauren-woeber | 11/7/2017

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will present a free lecture series on diabetes prevention and management beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

Three lectures will be given in the series and include the following:

  • “Becoming Healthier Together Through Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Management,” presented by Siobhan Gross, R.N., B.S.N., C.D.E., a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator at Jupiter Medical Center. The focus of this presentation, held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, will be on becoming healthier together through awareness, prevention and control of diabetes.
  • “Health Care of Self-Care? Using Technology to Manage Diabetes,” presented by Mark Heyman, Ph.D., is a diabetes psychologist and a certified diabetes educator. This presentation, held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, will talk about the ways that technology is giving people the tools they need to manage diabetes in ways that doctors in offices cannot.
  • “Nutrition For the Prevention of Prediabetes and Management of Diabetes: It is Not Just About Sugar!” presented by Yolanda Torres, R.D., C.D.E. is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist and a certified diabetes educator. This presentation, held on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will discuss the prevention of prediabetes and management of diabetes.

Registration is required. For more information, contact the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at 561-799-8547 or visit www.fau.edu/llsjupiter .

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