On November 8, 2017

RRMC offers free diabetes care class

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 p.m.—RUTLAND—For anyone that currently has diabetes or is worried that they may be at risk for it, Rutland Regional Medical Center is offering a free program on diabetic care and management, “Taking Control of Diabetes: Live Your Best Life Now” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center. The class is free and advanced registration is required by calling 802-772-2400 or online at rrmc.org. Join presenters Philip Lapp, MD, ECNU, FACE and Donna Hunt, RD, CDE, of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, along with physical therapist, Thomas Poole, PT, DPT. Dr. Lapp will do an overview of the various types of diabetes and how they are differentiated along with risk factors and current treatments being utilized. Donna Hunt and Thomas Poole will round out the discussion around diabetes management and preventing the onset of this disease by sharing information about nutrition, healthy food choices, aerobic exercise and strength training.

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