The Reppell Diabetes Learning Center of Baxter Regional Medical Center
invites the community to attend
Eyes on Diabetes, a free diabetes education program in honor of
World Diabetes Day, an event celebrated annually on November 14. Over 400 million people
currently live with diabetes. Diabetes can lead to eye disease which can
cause blindness if not caught early.
Eyes on Diabetes will be held on Monday, November 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the
BRMC Lagerborg Dining Room. Dr. Whitney McFall, an optometrist at
Ozark Eye Center, will be the keynote speaker. The event will feature cooking demonstrations,
special guest speakers, diabetes vendors, healthy lunch and after school
snacks, and more.
Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet screenings will be also be offered free of charge
to people who have a relative with type 1 diabetes. This blood test can
identify risk for type 1 diabetes up to 10 years before symptoms appear.
Screening for diabetes complications is important to ensure optimal health.
For more information about the test, visit
Please join the RDLC to celebrate, empower, and learn! The event is free
of charge to attend, but space is limited. To register, call the Reppell
Diabetes Learning Center at (870) 508-1765, email RDLC Coordinator Jodi
Bodenhamer, RN, CDE, at
click here to register online.
Help us spread the word!
Click here to download an event flyer.