Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Doctor Is In: Type 2 Diabetes

Monday, May 24, 2010, 6 p.m. DR. GAMINI HETHUMUNI, a specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, will talk about Type 2 Diabetes, including the risk factors for developing it, and the strategies for successful management of the disease. Type 2 Diabetes has become a tremendous problem in the United States, with at least 21 million people afflicted with the condition in which cells do not respond to insulin produced by the pancreas. Having Type 2 Diabetes increases the risk of a host of other health problems including loss of vision, heart attack, and stroke. Find out what you can do to protect yourself. There will be an opportunity to ask the doctor questions at the end of the talk, and light refreshments will be served. The program is FREE, but space is limited. Call (626) 300-0777 to reserve your space. This lecture is part of the ongoing THE DOCTOR IS IN! series of educational programs designed to help you stay healthy and active. The lectures by some of the communities most accomplished physicians are being presented at Crowell Public Library, in conjunction with the San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. Join us and learn about important health topics from the experts.