DiabetesSisters hosted its second Minority Initiative event of 2019 on the evening of February 28th in Silver Springs, Maryland. More than two dozen women gathered at Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church for "Get Med-Ucated." Presented by Frank Lavernia, MD, DiabetesSisters' Board Member, attendees participated in an intensive discussion on diabetes treatment plans and medications.
DiabetesSisters recognizes and appreciates the support of AstraZeneca, Janssen, Novo Nordisk, and the Boehringer Ingelheim-Lilly Alliance as sponsors of Minority Initiative programs. DiabetesSisters also thanks board member Andrea Thomas for her continued work on the program in the Silver Springs area.