Montgomery College to Host ‘Diabetes University’ on March 24 Free Program for People with Diabetes, Family Members, Caregivers, Educators
Montgomery College will host a free, half-day “Diabetes University” on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Theatre Arts Arena at the College’s Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Md. The program is designed for people with diabetes, their families, caregivers, and educators.
This is the 11th year that Montgomery College has hosted Diabetes University for the Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation, a charity that supports diabetes research and offers free public education about the holistic management of diabetes, including diet and activity.
Admission to Diabetes University is open to the public but registration is required. To register and to get directions to the conference, visit www.diabetesaction.org or call 202-333-4520. This year’s Diabetes University features three speakers: Sara Ducey, M.S., C.N.S., will be joined by grass-fed beef farmer, Martha Holdridge, to address, “Nutritional Benefits of Pasture Raised Meal, Poultry, and Broths.” Phil Shambaugh, M.S., D.C., will present “Metabolic Typing – No One Diet is Appropriate for Everyone.” Jen Martinez-Bentley, H.D., will talk about, “Natural Remedies for Diabetes.”