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Advances in Neuropathies Explored by Diabetes Support Group

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Two Rivers, Wis. - Aurora Medical Center's Diabetes Support Group will discuss new advances and treatments for diabetes-related neuropathies on Monday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

This month's meeting will feature Teasha Kaepernick, M.M.S., a physician assistant for BayCare Clinic Interventional Pain Management. The discussion will include how nerve damage associated with diabetes may affect a person's feet, legs, eyes and bodily functions.

The Diabetes Support Group holds meetings on the first Monday of each month in the Michigan Room at Aurora Medical Center, 5000 Memorial Drive, in Two Rivers.

Registration is not required, and meetings are open to individuals with diabetes, their families, friends and caregivers.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

BayCare Clinic is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of over 100 specialty physicians with expertise in more than 20 specialties. BayCare Clinic physicians have served patients in Green Bay and the surrounding region for over 25 years.

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Contact: Jen Strebel (920-496-6369)

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