ST. CLAIR SHORES – David Cox, M.D., a family medicine physician at the Henry Ford Medical Center - East Jefferson, 24725 Jefferson, just south of 10 Mile Road, will host free monthly diabetes talks, for adults and children, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 17.
The talks will be held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month. Topics include:
- Steps to prevent diabetes.
- How to live well with diabetes.
- Complications due to uncontrolled blood sugar.
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Diabetes Association, and an estimated 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. In Michigan, nearly 260,000 people have diabetes and are not aware of it.
For more information, call Patty Ford at 586.447.3611.
MEDIA CONTACT: Elizabeth Casella / ECasell1@hfhs.org