The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 7, 2013

Free diabetes education program planned

— Sysy Morales will deliver a free educational program Thursday at 6 p.m. at Beckley Presbyterian Church to share diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and her personal experience living with diabetes.

Morales is a member of the A1C Champions Program, supported by Sanofi, a patient-led approach to diabetes education.

A1C Champions know first-hand the challenges and obstacles to maintaining control of their diabetes.

Covered topics will include achieving good glucose control; learning about effective self-management; developing

a balanced, healthy lifestyle; planning and prioritizing diabetes management; overcoming fears surrounding diabetes and finding resources for diabetes support.

For more information, call Karen Reed at

304-252-8522 or e-mail