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BestHealth® to Hold Class on Diabetes in Children

Learn why diabetes and its complications are striking more children than ever at a “The Diabetes Epidemic in Children” class at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at BestHealth in Hanes Mall.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center pediatric endocrinologist Dr. James Kerrigan will explain how the growth of this epidemic can be prevented in our community, the signs and symptoms to look for in your children or grandchildren, and the treatment options available for newly diagnosed diabetics.

BestHealth, a community resource center and part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is located in Hanes Mall and frequently sponsors programs in the community. For more information about BestHealth, visit www.besthealth.com.

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Media Contact: Lisa Long, lclong@wfubmc.edu; Bonnie Davis, bdavis@wfubmc.edu; or Shannon Koontz, shkoontz@wfubmc.edu, at (336) 716-4587.

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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