During our last Diabetes Directions in July, Mrs. Sidnell Wilmore, the Pharmacist at the new Family Medicine Center Pharmacy, spoke about the “Nuts & Bolts of Medication“.

diabetes-directions-sidnell-wilmore-2aShe discussed what Diabetes is, how it can be managed well if controlled properly,  how medication /insulin works and why it is sometimes necessary. Mrs. Wilmore said that good nutrition and regular exercise can help in the management of Diabetes and ended by noting that the keys to managing Diabetes are:

1. Eat a healthy diet
2. Exercise regularly
3. Monitor your blood glucose
4. Take your meds as directed
5. Visit your doctor regularly

There will be no Diabetes Directions meeting in August, our next meeting will be held Monday, September 1st, 2014.

Join us at our usual spot at The New Providence Community Center, Blake Road, Nassau. And please invite a friend. In September, we will be discussing “Healthy Teeth and Gums”. We want to see you there!