Treatment of Type II Diabetes
UNC-Chapel Hill Diabetes Care Center Director Dr. John Buse will host this discussion twice on July 9. The first session will be at 2 p.m. at South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Road, and the second will be at 6 p.m. at the West Boulevard Library, 2157 West Blvd. Buse will discuss the health care system’s failure to deal with the disease; current barriers to and opportunities for treatment, as well as the prevention of diabetes and its complications.
This is a free event but pre-registration is required: www.cmlibrary.org/programs.
Swim for MS
Charlotte resident Heather Nodeland recently raised more than $1,700 through Swim for MS, an ongoing fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America. Nodeland, who was diagnosed with MS at 26, pledged to swim 500 laps to raise awareness and funding for MS. She completed her goal in less than four weeks. Details about Swim for MS: swimforms.org.
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