MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals Diabetes Education Center will hold a free educational support group meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Morgantown.
During the meeting, Bob Braun, a specially trained member of the A1C Champions® Program supported by Sanofi US, will share his personal experiences with diabetes and taking insulin to help control his blood sugar.
Braun’s presentation will include information on:
- Why insulin is not a sign of failure but may help patients achieve blood-sugar control as part of an overall diabetes treatment plan
- The concerns he had about starting insulin
- Misperceptions about insulin
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information on the support group, contact the Diabetes Education Center at 304-598-4391 ext. 1.