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.

For more information: Angela Jones-Knopf, Manager of Media Relations, 304-293-7087