Hudson, FL (May 7, 2008) - Podiatrist, Nimesh Patel, D.P.M is the featured speaker for an upcoming lecture on Dos and Dont of Diabetic Foot Care on Tuesday, June 10 at 11:00 AM.
This presentation is sponsored by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and will take place at CARES Hudson Bayonet Point Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, in Hudson, FL.
Diabetes affects 20 million children and adults in America. While an estimated 14 million have been diagnosed with diabetes, 6 million people are not aware that they have the disease. Diabetes is a disease which cause is unknown, although both genetics and environmental factors, such as obesity and lack of exercise seem to play a role. Dr. Patel will talk briefly about what you can do and should not do if you are a diabetic so you can take better care of your feet. Handouts will be provided.
This event is free to the public. Due to limited seating, reservations are required, and can be made by calling (727) 869-5498 or 1-888-741-5119.