If you have diabetes, your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. Over time, this can cause problems with other body functions, such as your kidneys, nerves, feet, and eyes. Having diabetes can also put you at a higher risk for heart disease and bone and joint disorders. Other long-term complications of diabetes include skin problems, digestive problems, sexual dysfunction, and problems with your teeth and gums.
One of the number one worries of a diabetic is the possibility of their A1C number going up instead of down, which can lead to so many complications, like those listed above. So, what can you do….????
Join us for our next “For Your Health” event to learn about easy ways you may not have thought of to lower your numbers, learn what is a “carb” and how they affect your blood sugar, easy ways to incorporate the needed 30 minutes of exercise into your day and how to live your best life with Diabetes.
Educator: Eleanor Washington RN BSN,
Geriatric Health Care Center (GHCC)
When: Saturday May 13, 2017 @ 9 AM until 10:30 AM
Where: Antioch Baptist Church – Multipurpose Room
1384 New Market Rd Henrico, VA 23231
RSVP by calling or texting to either: (804) 971-1314 or (804) 513-1433