Free Diabetes & Nutrition Public Education Seminar

FROM LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL
February 27, 2009 2:41:04 PM PST
The first 2009 Diabetes Lifestyle Seminar: Feel Fantastic with the Power of Nutrition. Achieve Your Diabetes Goals Now! The first 2009 Diabetes Lifestyle Seminar: Feel Fantastic with the Power of Nutrition. Achieve Your Diabetes Goals Now!

Alan Lee, RD, CDE, a nutritionist specializing in diabetes will present a fun, interactive workshop that will help translate the science of nutrition into practical changes you can make in your life. Learn how to save money and achieve your diabetes goals.

· Get the facts about targets for blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels
· Get the low-down on what works - manage blood glucose and cholesterol levels

WHY

According to the American Diabetes Association, 700,000 adults in New York City have diabetes; another 250,000 have diabetes and don't know it. Early diagnosis is critical to successful treatment, and delaying or preventing complications, such as heart disease, blindness and stroke.

WHEN AND WHERE

Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 5:30 - 7 p.m. at Lighthouse International, 111 East 59th Street, New York City.

CONTACT:

Space is limited! Call (800) 829-0500.

Lighthouse International's Diabetes Center helps people with diabetes effectively manage the disease and assists those who have (or are at risk of having) diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye disease that can cause blindness.

Founded in 1905, Lighthouse International is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment. It achieves this through clinical and rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy. For more information about vision loss and its causes, contact Lighthouse International at 1-800-829-0500 or visit www.lighthouse.org.


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