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Preventing Diabetes will be the topic of May's LRH "Living Well" Education Series

Community news | Friday, April 28, 2017

"I Can Prevent Diabetes: Tools to Prevent or Delay Diabetes" – will be the topic of Lake Region Healthcare's (LRH) Living Well community education series on Monday, May 15th at the Fergus Falls Main Clinic.

Featured speakers include Dr. Colt Edin, Internal Medicine along with a program participant testimonial from Mary Bressler.

Dr. Colt Edin, Internal Medicine will share a medical perspective on pre-diabetes and steps you can take to prevent the onset of this disease. Mary Bressler will share her personal success story and talk firsthand about going through the "I Can Prevent Diabetes" program and how she made lifestyle changes and is on a healthier path thanks to what she learned from it. Natalie Knutson will also share information on LRH's I Can Prevent Diabetes and Lifestyle Medicine programs.

"This is a great opportunity to learn about warning signs, prevention steps and tools available to you or people you know who may be at risk for diabetes," said LRH Wellness Director, Natalie Knutson.

The Living Well educational forums are held the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. from September through May. The education series is designed to offer a broad range of information on health related topics to address all seven components of Wellness.

The May session will be held on Monday, April 15th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the new Main Clinic Lobby at 111 West Vernon Ave. in Fergus Falls.

All Living Well sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is requested to plan for refreshments. Call 218.736.8699 or email livingwell@lrhc.org for information or to register.

This is the last in the 2016-17 series. Individual session topics and details for the 2017-2018 Living Well sessions which will start in September will be available later this summer in the calendar.