Doctor of Nursing Practice Christine Collins knows the challenges faced daily by those with diabetes.
Working with Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury and Bon Secours Lively Medical Center, Collins sees the reality that is true across the nation for the 25 percent of seniors living with some form of diabetes.
She’ll share her insights in “Living with Diabetes and its Impact on Seniors,” RWC’s first Mind & Muscle event on July 10.
“Diabetes requires lifestyle changes and a lot of management,” she said. “The good news is that if you are pre-diabetic, you can make lifestyle changes before the disease turns into diabetes. This is very important for people at high risk.”
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